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The negligence of others leads to serious accidents and devastating injuries in New York every single day. A serious injury can be a frightening experience and often results in life-changing consequences. You may be dealing with expensive medical bills, lost income and emotional suffering.
Fortunately, there is hope for justice.
The experienced attorneys at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman have been successfully helping personal injury victims in Queens for decades. We are prepared to fight for the compensation that you need and deserve.
Call us today at 929-239-4664 for a free consultation with one of our lawyers based in Queens, NY.
Our Personal Injury Attorneys Handle All Types Of Cases
An injury can be the result of a variety of different types of accidents. Our highly-qualified legal team is experienced in all types of personal injury claims and have represented clients in a variety of cases, including those involving:
- Auto accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Premises liability
- Work-related injuries
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Dog bite cases
- Product liability
- and more.
Law Firm – Helping Accident Victims
Auto Accident Lawyers Seeking The Best Possible Outcome For Clients
$1.5 Million Won For A Client Involved In An Auto Accident
Attorneys Aggressively Fighting For Their Clients Rights In Court
Voted Best Car Accident Lawyers 2016
Victims of serious car accidents are often left dealing with lost income, expensive medical bills and emotional suffering, not to mention the physical pain. Our experienced car accident lawyers in Queens, NY are dedicated to helping auto accident victims recover the compensation that they deserve.
Our attorneys have helped many individuals in New York to obtain just compensation after an auto accident over the years – now it’s your turn. Call our offices in Queens, NY today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced auto accident lawyers.
Trial Attorney – Putting The Heat On The Negligent Party
Construction Accident Law Firm With Numerous Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts
Top Ranked Construction Lawyers In Queens
Over 80 Years Of Experience
Dedicated To Helping Clients Get The Compensation They Need
New York City is home to a booming construction industry where new buildings are being constructed every single day. However, the booming construction industry in New York is also responsible for serious work-related accident and injuries.
Our construction accident lawyers have successfully represented injured workers in Queens, NY and throughout the Greater New York City Area for decades.
While the law forbids injured employees from filing a lawsuit against their employer, it is possible to sue negligent contractors and others whose negligence may have caused you to suffer an injury. Additionally, the State of New York allows injured construction workers to file lawsuits against their employers for certain types of construction accidents.
Call our construction accident and work injury lawyers in Queens, NY today for a free consultation to learn about your legal options.
Personal Injury Attorney – Are You An Accident Victim?
Experienced Lawyers Pursuing Justice
Our Law Firm Has Helped Thousands Of People Since 1989
Prepared To Go To Court Or Carefully Negotiate Settlements
Dedicated To Excellent Communication With Clients
Personal injury law covers every kind of accident in which one party acts negligently and that negligence causes injuries to another party. In many cases, the victim even has insurance which may cover a fraction of the medical expenses and lost wages that they will lose but not all. That’s where our legal team comes in.
When a client comes to us, we review and investigate the accident which caused them harm, identify the responsible parties, handle the paperwork, collect evidence, consult with experts, and prepare both the case and the client for court. During this time, we also work on negotiating a settlement which may help to bring a faster resolution to the case.
In the past, our clients have been injured in:
Don’t hesitate to contact our team if you believe you may be eligible, there is a statute of limitations in each case which is why it’s important to act quickly.
Legal Services Offer To Patients Who Were Harmed
Medical Malpractice Law Firm Holding Medical Professionals Legally Responsible For Their Actions
Lawyers Who Won $6.4 Million For A Client With Compartment Syndrome
Attorneys Seeking The Maximum Compensation Possible
Decades Of Experience
It takes years of study to become a medical professional and for good reason – these individuals hold other people’s health and lives in their hands. All it takes is one moment of inattention or distraction for a mistake to be made which is why it is vitally important that doctors, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists, and hospitals do everything within their power to make sure medical malpractice doesn’t happen.
When medical malpractice does happen, it’s the patients who suffer physically and financially. A mistake can mean additional time spent in the hospital, surgery that otherwise wouldn’t have been performed, expensive medications, or it may mean that the patient doesn’t survive.
Our law firm understands how stressful this time is and we are ready to explain all of your legal options available.
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Our Slip & Fall Clients Can Rest Easy Knowing Our Attorneys Are On Their Side
$2.7 Million Won For A Child Who Was Injured In A Slip & Fall Accident
Preparing Cases & Clients For Court
Decades Of Experience
Under premises liability law, the victims of slip and fall accidents have the legal right to seek compensation for any losses they have sustained by filing a lawsuit. Compensation may cover medical expenses, lost wages, physical pain and suffering, and, in some cases, emotional trauma.
In cases where the victim dies from their injuries, their loved ones may be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit that can help to provide them with loss of income, loss of consortium, and funeral and burial expenses.
It’s important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible so that evidence can be collected and preserved and the lawsuit can be filed before the statute of limitations expires.
Our Law Firm Handles All Kinds Of Personal Injury Cases
You may be questioning whether a personal injury attorney can assist you or if you have a case. Our attorneys have assisted clients in many different kinds of situations obtain compensation for their injuries, so they can focus on recovering and getting their life back on track. Below are some examples of the types of accidents that clients might seek out legal counsel for assistance. Our attorneys have handled similar cases and much more!
Long Island City, NY 11101 – Six Construction Workers Injured In Queens Accident
A stop work order has been placed and the Department of Builders is investigating a construction accident that occurred at a Queens construction site in Long Island City which injured 6 people. All 6 people were construction workers and they sustained non-life threatening injuries. The accident occurred when the crew was pouring a concrete slab into a form on the 8th floor of the building when it collapsed.
Flushing Queens, NY 11358 – Children Injured In Queens Car Accident
On a Saturday evening, just before 5 pm, a BMW driving south on 162nd Street crashed into a Nissan that was crossing 32nd Avenue. Three adults involved in the accident sustained only minor injuries but a 2-month-old baby is in critical condition and three children were seriously injured. Police stated that the BMW may have run a stop sign causing the accident but it is still under investigation.
I Was Injured In Queens. What Are My Legal Options?
A serious injury can leave you with expensive medical expenses, lost wages and other unexpected difficulties. The emotional stress, financial difficulties, and physical pain can be hard to cope with after a serious accident. But personal injury law allows victims to pursue some justice for the injuries that you’ve suffered.
If you or a loved one were injured due to the negligence of others, then you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Our Queens lawyers are prepared to help you file a personal injury claim and assist you on your path to recovery.
Legal Help For Those Injured In Queens, New York
The injury attorneys of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman represent clients throughout Queens borough and surrounding areas, including those in:
- Astoria, NY
- Long Island City, NY
- Flushing, NY
- Bayside, NY
- Corona, NY
- Jamaica, NY
- Queens Village, NY
- Rockaway, NY
- and nearby cities.
We also have other office locations throughout The Greater NYC Metro Area and can represent accident victims in other areas. Start your path to recovery today by calling us at 929-239-4664 for a free consultation. We can help you to learn about all of your legal options and can assist you in pursuing the compensation that you need.
Local Resources For Personal Injury Victims In Queens
If you are suffering from a personal injury in Queens, New York then it is important to take the proper steps in order to ensure your physical and financial recovery. For example, it is advisable to seek medical treatment and obtain a copy of the police report after being injured in an auto accident.
However, it can be difficult to know what to do or where to turn for help during this difficult and confusing time. The Queens personal injury lawyers at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman have created a list of helpful local resources for victims of personal injuries below:
- Queens NYPD 100th Precinct
- Queens NYPD 105th Precinct
- Queens NYPD 114th Precinct
- Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
- Queens Hospital Center
- Elmhurst Hospital Center
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Recent Queens Personal Injury News
By Thomas Moverman, Esq.
September 18, 2018 – Search Continues For Man Involved In Queens Robbery And Car Crash
On August 23, a car crash occurred in Queens Village at the corner of 209th Street and Hillside Ave, according to police. The accident then turned into a robbery when 2 men got out of their car and went up to the other car involved in the collision. They punched the victim in the face and then took money from the car before they fled the scene of the accident. One suspect was arrested on September 6 but police are still searching for the other suspect.
August 17, 2018 – Suspect Arrested In Queens Hit-And-Run Crash
On Tuesday, August 14, a 41-year-old man who is a suspect in the hit and run that occurred in Queens was arrested. He was arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident which injured an 11-year-old boy who was riding his bike on Healy Ave when he was hit by a black sedan. The boy is expected to survive. When police discovered the vehicle that was allegedly used in the hit-and-run, trash bags were being used to cover damage on the sedan. The suspect has been charged with reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, and aggravated unlicensed operator.
July 30, 2018 – Queens Driver Charged With Death Of Passenger After New Jersey Accident
On Sunday, July 29, a single car accident occurred on Interstate 80 around 3 am. The 20-year-old driver from Queens, NY attempted to leave the highway via exit 26 but veered off the ramp crashing the vehicle. His female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, possession of marijuana, and obstructing a police investigation.
June 29, 2018 – Teenager Struck And Killed In Queens Car Crash
A 17-year-old girl was killed while walking in a Queens crosswalk in front of P.S. 209 on Monday, June 25, around 10:30 am. The car that struck her was driven by an 88-year-old woman. The teen was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver is facing charges including failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.
May 30, 2018 – Young Cab Passenger Killed In Queens Crash
A 19-year-old female was a passenger of a livery cab in Queens on Thursday, May 24. The cab was hit at Archer Avenue and Jamaica by a Mercedes that ran a red light or a stop sign at 11 pm. The passenger was taken to the hospital where she passed away shortly after her arrival. The driver of the cab sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at an area hospital. The driver of the Mercedes faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident.
April 30, 2018 – 9-Year-Old Boy Dies In Queens Hit-And-Run
On April 28, an elderly driver hit a 9-year-old boy who was crossing the street with his mother around 1:30 pm. Both the boy and his mother were hit and had the right of way, but the 2008 Jeep plowed over the boy and sped off. A cab driver witnessed the accident and followed the 86-year-old driver 10 blocks where he was arrested. The man said he didn’t flee the accident because he did not know he had hit anyone. The boy was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital Center with head and body trauma where he passed away. The driver of the vehicle was arraigned and is being held on a $20,000 bond.
March 7, 2018 – Young Girl Injured By Falling Piece Of Wood In Queens
On Friday, February 23, an 8-year-old girl was walking with her family in Queens when a large piece of wood fell from an apartment building fire escape and struck her in the head. The girl suffered a wound to the head that required three staples to close and a mild concussion. Witnesses stated that at least one of the construction workers fled the scene and the police have deemed the incident an accident. The Department of Buildings has issued a full stop work order, cited the contractor, and issued three violations. The Department of Buildings is still investigating the incident.
February 20, 2018 – Car Crash Into Queens Supermarket Kills Driver
On Saturday, February 17, a 21-year-old-man was driving a BMW in Forest Hill on Union Turnpike. The driver lost control of his vehicle, veering off the road at around 12:45 am. The car went through a Stop and Shop parking lot where it crashed into the loading dock of the supermarket and burst into flames. The driver was rushed to Jamaica Hospital where, sadly, he passed away.
January 29, 2018 – Two Pedestrians Injured In Two Separate School Bus Accidents In NYC
Two pedestrians were injured after being struck by school buses in two separate accidents which occurred just minutes apart in Queens and Harlem on the morning of Tuesday, January 24.
In the first accident, a 56-year-old woman was struck and run over by a school bus in Harlem. She was briefly trapped under the vehicle as well. Medics rushed her to Harlem Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
In the second accident, an 11-year-old boy was struck by a bus as he was crossing Sutphin Blvd. near Liberty Ave in Jamaica, Queens. The driver was arrested and charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.
December 27, 2017 – Worker Injured When Two MTA Trains Collide
An MTA worker suffered minor injuries when two work trains collided in a tunnel under the East River on Wednesday, December 27. The tunnel connects Manhattan and Queens.
The injured worker was brought up to a subway station where he was placed in an ambulance.The accident occurred around 5 a.m. when a moving train bumped into a stationary one. The two trains collided inside the 53rd Street Tunnel on the Manhattan side. The E and M lines had been undergoing repairs throughout the week.
There were no passengers on either train. The accident is currently being investigated.
November 3, 2017 – 8 Children Injured When Tree Limb Falls On School Bus
Eight children and three adults suffered minor injuries when a tree crushed a school bus in Queens on Monday, October 30. The accident occurred at around 8 a.m. at Woodhaven Boulevard and 66th Road.
Video footage from the scene showed that the right side of the bus and the windshield were totally smashed and that the door was barely attached. The children were evacuated through the emergency exit in the back.
The accident happened during a severe storm, with 40 mph wind gusts being reported at La Guardia Airport at around the same time.
October 25, 2017 – 5 People Injured In Car Accident Involving Police In Queens
Multiple people were injured in an auto accident involving police on the Belt Parkway in Queens on Friday, October 20th. The crash happened around 11:34 a.m. near Exit 22 on the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway.
Three people were treated for serious injuries and listed in stable condition. Two others suffered minor injuries in the accident. All five injured people were brought to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.
June 2, 2017- 17 Children Hospitalized After Queens School Bus Accident
17 school children were sent to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital for the treatment of minor injuries after a school bus collided with a commercial box truck in Jamaica, Queens. The accident occurred around 11 AM on Friday, May 26 at the intersection of Rockaway and Brookville boulevards. The children’s injuries were relatively minor, and neither driver was injured in the crash. Both drivers have cooperated with police and no arrests have been made, but the details of the crash are still being investigated.
May 21, 2017- Baby Attacked By Pit Bull In Queens
A one-year-old girl needed surgery after she was bitten in the face by a pit bull. According to authorities, the girl was at home with her babysitter in Jackson Heights when the attack happened. The babysitter’s two teenage sons were apparently watching a friend’s pit bull in the backyard of the home that day. The accident took place when the babysitter went to the backyard to feed the dog. When she opened the door, the dog ran in with a bone in its mouth. The baby girl is said to have tried to take the bone from the dog’s mouth and the dog lunged forward and bit her in the face. She was taken to hospital in critical but stable condition.
April 13, 2017- Surgeon Facing Five Medical Malpractice And Negligence Lawsuits
A surgeon is facing five malpractice lawsuits and one negligence lawsuit after being accused of forging prescriptions. The 63-year-old orthopedic surgeon further faces a number of felony charges of identity theft and obtaining controlled substances by fraudulent or deceitful methods. The lawsuits also allege that the doctor fabricated evidence which he used to support unnecessary, dangerous and painful procedures. He is also accused of not responding appropriately to patients’ post-surgery infections among other claims.
March 3, 2017- Astoria Man Dies After Being Struck By Driver In Carle Place
A 34-year-old man from Astoria was struck and killed by a car as he was stepping out of his office in Carle Place. The victim was identified and he worked in an eye-surgery center nearby. The driver of the car was in shock after the accident happened and it was reported that she did not see the man as he was stepping out. The corner where the accident took place is believed to be a busy intersection. It has not been stated whether or not police have charged the driver.
February 24, 2017- Freak Accident Kills Doorman Shovelling Snow
A 59-year-old doorman died following a freak accident at an Upper East Side building. The doorman was shoveling snow at the steps of the building when he slipped and tumbled down the stairs and ended up slitting his throat as his head crashed through a window. It was reported that the doorman lost his footing as he was clearing the stairs leading from the sidewalk to the basement lobby entrance. The impact of the accident shattered the left window pane which resulted in a pool of blood being left at the bottom of the steps.Sadly, the doorman was planning to retire soon.
January 13, 2017- Queens Dangerous Intersection Leads To Another Pedestrian Accident
A 65-year-old man died after a motorist crashed into him on a street in Queens. The accident took place at an intersection that is part of a priority corridor for Vision Zero. The 65-year-old pedestrian was hit as he crossed Main St. in Flushing. The driver stayed on the scene of the accident and was not charged immediately. The victim died as a result of the head trauma he suffered. Records show that the area where the accident took place has had seven people injured there between 2013 and 2016.
December 22, 2016- Grand Central Parkway Accident Leaves One Dead
Police are investigating a fatal crash that took place in Queens at the intersection of Grand Central Parkway and Union Turnpike. The car involved in the accident caught fire and was killed. The passenger in the car was thrown out and he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
June 30, 2016 – Deadly Hit-and-run Auto Accident In Queens
A recent auto accident in Queens involving left one pedestrian dead and three others injured. According to reports, the car accident happened around 6:30 p.m. at Junction Boulevard near the Long Island Expressway in Queens, NY. Police say that a vehicle was heading westbound on the Horace Harding Expressway when the driver lost control of the vehicle, crashing into the sidewalk and then two other vehicles, hitting several pedestrians in the process. To read more about this story, click here.