If you were the victim of a personal injury accident in Brookhaven, New York, or elsewhere on Long Island, Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. is here to help. We may be able to identify the liable party, prove negligence, and hold them accountable for the expenses and losses you sustained, as well as for the pain and suffering you experienced.
Let our team review the facts of your Brookhaven negligence accident case for free today. You can reach Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. by calling (631) 600-0000. Our initial Brookhaven case consultations are always free.
Personal Injury Accidents in Brookhaven, NY
There are many ways that someone else’s careless, reckless, or otherwise negligent behavior can cause you to suffer physical injuries and financial losses in Brookhaven and elsewhere in Suffolk County, NY, as outlined by documents like the 2014 New York Retail Compendium of Law. Some of the types of personal injury cases that we handle at Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. include:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Commercial vehicle accidents
- Construction vehicle accidents
- Bus accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Boating accidents
Premises Liability Accidents
- Slip and falls
- Trip and falls
- Falls from a height
- Swimming pool accidents
- Dog bites
Dangerous and Defective Products
- Defective products
- Defective drugs
- Defective medical devices
- Dangerous chemicals or substances
Medical Malpractice Cases
- Birth injuries
- Medication errors
- Missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis
- Other medical malpractice cases
If you or a loved one suffered injuries in any of these accidents, or another type of personal injury accident, a Brookhaven personal injury lawyer from Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. may be able to help. We know what it takes to prove negligence and liability to recover compensation in a personal injury case. Call (631) 600-0000 now to learn more.
Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. can Help With Your Long Island Personal Injury Accident
Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. offers complimentary case reviews for victims of personal injury accidents on Long Island and in the five boroughs of New York City. If our team believes we can build a compelling case based on the facts of your accident and injuries, we will offer to handle your case on contingency. You will not need to pay a retainer, or anything upfront, for our services.
Personal injury accidents hinge on our ability to prove the accused party acted negligently. We may be able to hold them liable if we can show:
- They had an obligation to do a certain action to keep others safe.
- They failed to uphold their obligation, putting others in danger.
- Their failure caused your Brookhaven accident and injuries.
- You suffered physical injuries and financial losses as a result.
Building a strong Brookhaven personal injury case that supports financial recovery requires us to:
- Collect all relevant documents, such as the police report, your medical records, and other key paperwork.
- Interview eyewitnesses to learn more about the accident.
- Identify and collect physical evidence when available.
- Analyze other types of evidence, such as photos or videos.
- Call in experts on accident reconstruction, medical conditions and prognosis, the economy, and more.
- Document your range of accident-related expenses and losses.
Once we have substantial evidence to support your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit we can move forward with your case. A Brookhaven personal injury lawyer may be able to meet with an insurance carrier about your case and negotiate a fair settlement agreement. Alternatively, they may need to take your case to trial and fight for a just verdict and a monetary award you may be entitled to.
Recoverable Damages in a Brookhaven, NY, Personal Injury Settlement or Court Award
At Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C., our goal is to secure a financial recovery for our clients. If you suffered losses and expenses as a result of your Brookhaven, NY, personal injury accident, we do not believe you should have to try to cover these costs out of pocket. You may have already suffered injuries through no fault of your own. You do not deserve to have to suffer significant financial damages as well.
We will work to document your related expenses and losses, seeking compensation for damages that may include:
- Current and future medical treatment and care
- Current and future lost wages and benefits
- Diminished earning capacity for those who cannot return to their job
- Property damages
- Related out-of-pocket expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
If your loved one passed away as a result of the injuries they sustained in a Brookhaven personal injury accident, you and other immediate surviving family members may qualify to pursue wrongful death damages. Our compassionate team members at Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. are ready to assist you in learning more about your rights and options.
Statute of Limitations on Filing a New York Personal Injury Case
New York, like other states, has a time limit on filing personal injury lawsuits. In general, you may have up to three years to take legal action under CVP §214. If you need to pursue wrongful death damages, you may only have up to two years from the date of your loved one’s death under EPT §5-4.1.
We encourage you to contact Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. to discuss your accident and injuries with a Brookhaven personal injury lawyer as soon as you can. If we take on your case, we may need to investigate the accident and gather evidence to support your claim before we can reach an agreement with the insurance company or take your case to court.
Speak to a Member of our Brookhaven Personal Injury Team About Your Case Today
If you were the victim of a personal injury accident in Brookhaven, Suffolk County, or elsewhere on Long Island, NY, or in any of the five boroughs of NYC, we are here to help. You can talk to a member of the Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. personal injury team for free today.
Call (631) 600-0000 now to get started with your complimentary case evaluation.