Multi-Vehicle Accidents on Long Island
Common Types of Car Accidents
We have all seen the headlines when multi-vehicle accidents have occurred. Also known as a “pileup” the worst of these accidents usually occurs on major highways, parkways and interstates where high speeds and a high volume of traffic add to the problem. A contributing factor is often poor visibility conditions that make drivers at high speeds brake suddenly, causing skidding and loss of vehicle control. Drivers who get out of their cars in an attempt to escape the chaos are frequently hit by other vehicles. Fire in one vehicle can easily to others. The nature of the multi-vehicle accident makes it difficult for rescue and medical help to access those in need. These are not the same as car accidents involving two vehicles.
A Long Island personal injury lawyer can provide invaluable assistance when trying to sort out responsibilities in multi-vehicle accidents. When many drivers and accident victims are involved, combined with multiple insurance companies, it can be quite overwhelming to deal with. Our experienced attorneys can relieve much of this burden for you.
Contact an Experienced Car Crash Attorney
Suffering from severe injuries and coping with the resulting financial burdens, victims often don’t know where to turn for help. Insurance companies can sometimes pressure you to accept settlements that may be far less than what an aggressive and effective attorney is able to accomplish. You may be entitled to more than just medical costs. It could make a significant difference to the outcome of the situation to have knowledgeable legal representation. We urge you to meet with us for a free consultation concerning your accident. After a multi-vehicle crash on Long Island, we can advise you on your rights and what course of action you should take, so contact us today.