Personal Injury Lawyers in Albany County
One of the most prevalent causes of personal injury in Albany County is motor vehicle accidents. Accidents in Albany County are cause of property damage, injury, and death each year. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Albany County show that traffic crashes are the chief public safety concern. In spite of advanced vehicle safety features, better road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signals,car, truck,motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents are a common occurrence.
Personal Injury Statistics for Albany County
Fatal car crashes and road traffic accident statistics for 2014
- Fatal accident count: 4
- Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
- Fatal accidents involving drunken persons: 1
- Fatalities: 4
- Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
- Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Every month, because of a traffic-related crash, an average of 2 Albany County residents die, 14 are hospitalized and 188 are treated in an ER.
- Among the Albany County residents who were hospitalized following a traffic accident, 35.1% were diagnosed with a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury).
- In 2011, there were 19 fatal crashes and 2,468 non-fatal personal injury crashes.
- In 2012, 17 fatal crashes and 2,333 non-fatal personal injury accidents were reported.
- In 2013, there were 10 fatal and 2,272 non-fatal personal injury crashes.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, get in touch with the Albany County personal injury lawyers at Finkelstein & Partners, LLP.
Effective Representation: Albany County Personal Injury Lawyers
Our experienced Albany County Personal Injury Lawyers are ready to help victims of:
- Bicycle Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Brain Injuries
- Car Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Dog Bite Injuries
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Slip and falls
- Workers Compensation
$159,000—Fall Down Settlement: Albany County Personal Injury Lawyers
Our client: 59-year-old male, who was working as a sub-contractor. After getting out of his car in a parking lot to perform his job, he slipped and fell. He noticedthat there was ice in the lot, and that the lighting was inadequate.He suffered a fractured hip. The defendants could not show what action they took before our client fell to show they had performedtheir duty to keep the area safe. This case was settled for $159,000.
Attorney: George Levy & David Gross
Contact the Albany County Personal Injury Lawyers
If you or a loved onehas been seriously injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, get in touch with our Albany County personal injury lawyers at Finkelstein & Partners, LLP. Call us at 518-452-2813 or email at [email protected]. We remain dedicated to providing our clients personal service and unsurpassed legal representation while preserving their dignity and privacy.
Our Albany County office is located:
1707 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12205