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Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding the right legal support is crucial if you're dealing with the aftermath of an injury in Queens, NY. Mashriqi Law specializes in helping accident victims navigate the complex world of personal injury claims. Our law office will help you secure the compensation you're entitled to for your injuries, lost wages, and other damages. We understand the impact an injury can have on your life and are here to guide you through every step of the legal process.

Choosing the right Queens personal injury attorney will impact the outcome of your personal injury claim. At Mashriqi Law, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients, offering personalized legal strategies tailored to your unique situation. Our goal is to alleviate the stress of dealing with insurance companies and legal hurdles, allowing you to focus on your recovery. Learn more about personal injury cases below. Then, contact our Queens personal injury attorneys to schedule a free consultation.

Our Queens Personal Injury Lawyer Helps You Recover Compensation in a Personal Injury Case

You might feel overwhelmed by medical bills and lost income when you're injured because someone else was careless. Our Queens personal injury lawyers are here to help you recover compensation to cover these expenses and more. We'll thoroughly investigate your case, gather evidence, and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. We aim to secure fair compensation for you without having to step into a courtroom.
However, if a fair settlement isn't possible, we're prepared to take your personal injury case to trial. Our impressive track record includes numerous successful outcomes for our clients in Queens, NY. We understand the nuances of personal injury law and how to present your case effectively to a jury. By choosing Mashriqi Law, you're ensuring that your case is in the hands of professionals who are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for you.

Our Law Firm Handles Numerous Personal Injury Claims 

Car Accidents

Car accidents are among Queens's most common causes of injuries. We help victims navigate the legal system to recover compensation. These damages can be used to pay for your medical expenses, lost pay, and emotional trauma. Our team works diligently to prove the other driver's negligence and secure your financial support

Slip and Fall Accidents

Property owners have a duty to keep their premises safe. If you've been hurt in a slip and fall incident due to unsafe conditions, our law firm can help. We'll gather evidence to demonstrate the property owner's negligence and fight for your right to compensation.

Workplace Injuries

Injuries at work can be complicated due to workers' compensation laws. However, there are situations where you can pursue additional claims. Our attorneys are skilled in identifying when you can step outside of workers' comp to secure a more substantial settlement for your injuries.

Medical Malpractice

If you've suffered serious injuries due to a healthcare professional's negligence, we can help. Our team will work with medical experts to show that the standard of care was not met. As a result, we will prove that you deserve compensation for your suffering and additional medical costs.

Product Liability

When defective products cause harm, our law firm stands ready to hold manufacturers accountable. We'll prove the product was dangerous and that you used it as intended, working tirelessly to recover compensation for your injuries and losses.

Queens, New York Law, and Time Limits: File Your Personal Injury Lawsuit on Time

There's a restricted timeframe to initiate a personal injury claim in New York. This time frame is called the statute of limitations. Typically, In the state of New York, you have three years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit. Missing this deadline can prevent you from ever pursuing compensation for your injuries. It's crucial to contact a Queens personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to ensure your case is filed on time.

No-Fault Insurance and Serious Injury Threshold Provisions
New York operates under a no-fault insurance system for car accidents. This means that, regardless of who caused the accident, your own insurance company covers your medical bills and lost earnings up to a certain amount. However, your injuries must meet the state's "serious injury" threshold to sue for pain and suffering or other non-economic damages. Our attorneys can help you understand if your injuries qualify and guide you through the process of seeking additional compensation. In addition, navigating the no-fault insurance system can be complex and frustrating. Our law firm is experienced in dealing with insurers. We ensure our clients receive the benefits they're entitled to under the law.

Determining Legal Liability in Queens Personal Injury Cases

Identifying who is at fault in a personal injury case is crucial to recovering compensation. Our Queens personal injury lawyers are skilled at investigating accidents and gathering evidence to prove liability. We'll review police reports, witness statements, and any video footage.

Sometimes, more than one party may be liable for your injuries. In such cases, we'll pursue all potential sources of compensation. That way, we help you receive the maximum possible settlement. Count on an experienced personal injury attorney from our personal injury law firm to help you with your case.

Contact Mashriqi Law for a Free Case Consultation

If you've been injured in Queens, don't wait to seek legal help. Contact Mashriqi Law today for a free case review. We are here to listen to your story, assess your case, and explain your options. We're committed to fighting for the compensation you deserve.

Selecting the right personal injury lawyer is essential. At Mashriqi Law, you'll find a team that cares deeply about your well-being and is prepared to go the extra mile for you. We understand your challenges and are here to support you every step of the way. Give us a call today to schedule a free consultation with a member of our team.

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Elements of a Personal Injury Claim

There are several elements we need to prove for a successful personal injury claim. They include:

Duty

Everyone has a duty to act in a way that doesn't harm others, which is a fundamental principle in both daily life and the law. This duty varies depending on the situation, but the underlying concept remains constant: act responsibly to avoid causing harm to others. In the context of driving, this means adhering to traffic laws, staying vigilant, and maintaining control of the vehicle at all times to ensure the safety of all road users.

Breach

A breach occurs when a person or entity fails to fulfill their duty, neglecting their responsibility to act safely and responsibly. This can happen in numerous ways. It could be a store owner failing to clean up a spill, leading to a slip and fall incident. It might also be a manufacturer producing a defective product that injures consumers. When a driver ignores a red light, they break the law and their duty to others on the road. They create a dangerous situation that could lead to accidents.

Causation

Establishing causation directly links the breach of duty to the injuries sustained. It's not enough to show that someone acted negligently. In addition, you must also show that this negligence caused your injuries. For instance, if the driver's decision to run a red light resulted in a collision that injured you, then the causation element of your personal injury claim is met. This link is crucial for a successful claim, as it ties the negligent act to the actual harm suffered.

Damages

The final element, damages, refers to the actual harm or loss suffered due to the breach of duty. This encompasses a wide range of losses, including tangible costs like medical expenses for treating your injuries, lost earnings if you're unable to work due to the accident, and the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property. It also includes intangible losses such as emotional distress, loss of enjoyment, and decreased quality of life. Proving damages is essential to recovering compensation, as it quantifies the impact of the breach on your life.

Damages You Can Recover From a Queens Personal Injury Lawsuit

We can help you recover various types of damages to help you get back on your feet. Economic damages encompass financial losses like medical bills and lost wages. These are tangible costs that can be calculated based on bills and pay stubs. Our law firm works to ensure you receive every penny you're owed.

Non-economic damages compensate for other areas, such as pain and suffering, which are more subjective and harder to quantify. Although these damages are intangible, they are equally important. Our experienced attorneys know how to present your case to ensure you receive fair compensation for both economic and non-economic damages.

Damages You Can Recover From a Queens Personal Injury Lawsuit

We can help you recover various types of damages to help you get back on your feet. Economic damages encompass financial losses like medical bills and lost wages. These are tangible costs that can be calculated based on bills and pay stubs. Our law firm works to ensure you receive every penny you're owed.

Non-economic damages compensate for other areas, such as pain and suffering, which are more subjective and harder to quantify. Although these damages are intangible, they are equally important. Our experienced attorneys know how to present your case to ensure you receive fair compensation for both economic and non-economic damages.

Common Types of Injuries Caused by Accidents

Broken Bones

Accidents can cause fractures that require extensive recovery time and can lead to long-term health issues.

Head Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries can have devastating effects on an individual's life, affecting their ability to work and live normally.

Spinal Cord Injuries

These injuries carry the risk of partial or complete paralysis, significantly altering a person's lifestyle and requiring lifelong care.

Burns

Serious burns can result from accidents, leading to severe pain, scarring, and the need for multiple surgeries.

Cuts and Lacerations

In accidents, sharp objects or shattered glass can cause deep cuts, requiring stitches and possibly leading to infections.

Soft Tissue Injuries

Sprains and strains may sound minor but can cause significant pain and mobility issues.

Emotional Trauma

Collisions and incidents can also lead to psychological issues such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Types of Cases We Handle

At Mashriqi Law, we handle a wide range of cases to provide comprehensive legal support and representation.
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Meet The Attorney

Yasmeen Mashriqi
FOUNDING ATTORNEY
Yasmeen Mashriqi is the driving force behind Mashriqi Law, where she leads a dedicated team committed to exceptional customer service. With a passion for justice, Yasmeen tirelessly fights for the rights of her clients, ensuring they receive the maximum compensation they rightfully deserve.
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Frequently Asked
Questions

What Should I Do After an Accident?

First, seek medical attention, even if you think you're not hurt. Then, report the accident to the police and get a copy of the report. Finally, contact a Queens personal injury lawyer to discuss your case.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

You likely have a case if someone else's negligence caused your injury. An attorney will go through your rights with you and the potential for compensation.

Who Could Be Liable For My Injuries After an Accident?

Liability depends on the circumstances. It could be another driver, a property owner, an employer, or a product manufacturer.

How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After an Accident in New York?

You generally have three years after the accident to submit a personal injury lawsuit in New York.

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Queens Personal Injury Lawyer?

At our law office, we work on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay unless you win your case. The fee is usually a percentage of the settlement.

What is Negligence, and How Do You Prove It?

Negligence means someone failed to act with reasonable care, leading to your injury. Proving it requires showing they had a duty to you, breached that responsibility, and caused your damages.

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