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Were You Injured In New York? Need A Personal Injury Attorney

So you or a loved one has been injured because of the negligence of another person or company. What are your next steps?

  • Do NOT speak to the insurance company
  • Gather all the information about what happened and the injuries suffered
  • Call our Personal Injury Hotline to find out if you have a case or not

We understand the feelings you are likely going through. Trust us to investigate your case and be your bridge to recovery.

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"Because we are your path to justice" - Laurence Banville

Banville Law is one of New York City’s leading personal injury law firms, a team of attorneys prepared to fight for the rights of injured individuals throughout New York State. Our lawyers handle many different types of cases, but for each client, our mission is always to pursue maximum compensation.

Can Banville Law Help Me?

Over years of proven trial experience, our personal injury attorneys have helped many accident victims secure the compensation they deserve. To find more information on our legal successes, check out our results page.

Whether you were injured in a car accident, or slipped and fell on someone else’s property, our attorneys are here to evaluate your case.

Just call us or complete our contact form to reach an experienced lawyer within 24 hours. After evaluating your situation, we’ll provide focused legal guidance on your options. Your consultation is free and comes with no obligation.

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What Is Negligence?

Negligence is a simple legal theory, and it’s the foundation for most personal injury lawsuits. At its base, the idea behind negligence is that we are all members of a shared society. In this community, we owe each other certain duties. Paramount among our responsibilities is to control our actions as much as possible so we don’t hurt others. When someone else fails to behave in a proper way, and other people are injured, we say that they have been “careless.” Personal injury lawyers say they have been “negligent.” Victims of negligence are entitled to pursue those by whom they have been harmed in court. In a personal injury lawsuit, victims become “plaintiffs,” and are allowed to claim damages including:

  • All medical expenses, including the cost of future care
  • Lost income
  • Loss of the ability to earn income in the future
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Without performing a thorough review of your situation, there’s no way for us to tell you how much your case may be worth. Every case is different, and numerous factors will come into play to determine the amount to which you are entitled. For further information on your unique circumstances, contact our personal injury attorneys for a free consultation today.

What Kinds Of Personal Injury Cases Does Banville Law Handle?

Our practice focuses on claims of negligence involving:

Auto Injuries

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, 169,177 people were injured in New York car accidents in 2013 alone. Pedestrians, drivers, passengers and cyclists – we’re all at risk. More troubling? Out of over 300,000 total crashes, 66% were caused in part by human error. If you were hurt in an auto crash, it’s quite possible that another driver’s carelessness led to your injuries. Our attorneys are here to help. For more information on auto accident personal injury lawsuits, click here.

Other motor vehicle accidents:

  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Bus Accidents

Injuries At Work

Every morning, millions of Americans go to work in New York, and every day some of these men and women are injured. In 2013, 208,200 New Yorkers suffered nonfatal occupational injuries. And while workers compensation insurance is the first line of defense after a work injury, more than 50% of workers comp claims are denied. The personal injury attorneys at Banville Law offer a solution. If you were hurt on the job, you may be eligible to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. And unlike insurance, the damages you can claim in a civil suit won’t be limited by arbitrary caps. To find out if you may be able to file a workplace injury lawsuit, click here.

Other work accidents:

  • Construction Accident

Medical Malpractice Injuries

We routinely put our lives in the hands of physicians and nurses, hoping that these trained professionals will do everything in their power to keep us healthy. But when doctors and health care workers fail to live up to their rigorous code of conduct, patients can be severely injured. The category of “medical malpractice” covers a wide range of negligent actions, including:

  • Failure to diagnose cancer
  • Child birth injury
  • Medication errors
  • Nursing home neglect and abuse

If you were hurt by a care provider who failed to live up to your expectations, you may have been the victim of medical malpractice.

Slip, Trip & Fall

Unintentional falls are America’s leading cause of injury. And while many of us assume that slip and falls are “blameless” accidents, that’s rarely the case. If you fell and were injured, your case may come under the category of civil law known as “premises liability.” Property owners have a duty to repair foreseeable hazards before someone gets hurt. At the least, they must warn visitors of these dangers in advance.

Defective Product, Device and Drug Injuries

Americans buy more consumer products than any other nation in the world. In exchange for our business, manufacturers implicitly agree to provide us with goods and services free of avoidable defects. Despite the fact that this duty is enshrined in US civil law, defective products cost Americans more than $1 trillion in health care and other associated costs every year. Once a product’s defects become apparent, its manufacturer will usually issue a recall. But even consumers injured due to recalled products may still be able to file a product liability claim.

Defective product, device, and drug cases include:

  • Zofran and Child Birth Defects
  • Xarelto and Internal Bleeding / Stroke
  • Power Morcellator and Cancer
  • Invokana and Kidney Failure / Ketoacidosis / Heart Attack & Stroke
  • Ladder Recalls – Werner and Lousiville

Where Is The Personal Injury Law Office Located?

While our primary offices are based in Manhattan, cases regularly take us throughout the state. No matter where you live in the state, our New York City personal injury lawyers is willing to help. As devoted members of the New York community, our attorneys are always looking for new ways to put the state we call home in perspective. With that in mind, we made a series of infographics to illustrate the qualities that make each borough unique.

Contact Our New York Personal Injury Attorneys

If you were injured, you’ll need experienced legal guidance to secure maximum compensation. Filing a personal injury lawsuit is the best chance to pursue a full range of damages, money to cover every aspect in which your life has been changed. Contact the personal injury attorneys at Banville Law today for a free consultation. We’ll review your situation at no charge, and help you take steps to a successful future. Because we believe that our success should only come with that of our clients, our lawyers always work on a contingency-fee-basis. That means you owe us nothing until we win compensation in your case.

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