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Dupee & Monroe

New York Taxi Accident Lawyers

Taxi drivers may not be known for respecting general safety or the rules of the road, but their passengers still have a right to expect they’ll make it to their destination safely. When taxi accidents happen, passengers can be left with painful injuries and major medical costs, and without a clear path to getting the money they deserve from the at-fault driver. If you’ve been hurt in a New York taxi accident, get help seeking the money you’re owed by contacting the seasoned and effective Hudson Valley taxi accident lawyers at Dupée & Monroe for a free consultation on your case.

Taxi cab accidents are more likely to cause serious injuries

There are tens of thousands of taxi cabs in operation across the State of New York, with riders taking millions of rides each year. Even though, statistically, cab drivers are less likely to be involved in a crash, the passengers injured in the crashes that do occur are twice as likely to suffer serious injuries. This is due in part to the fact that passengers are less likely to wear a seatbelt while riding in the rear of the cab. It is also attributable to the partition dividing the front and back seat of the cab, on which passengers can hit their head (especially if not wearing a seat belt).

Common injuries suffered in taxi accidents include:

  • Head injuries, including lacerations, concussions, and other forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Whiplash
  • Broken wrists or arms
  • Lacerations
  • Soft tissue damage, such as sprains or strains

Getting the compensation you deserve after an accident

If you get hurt in a taxi accident, getting the money damages you’re owed may not be simple. As with any accident, there may not be a clear answer as to who was responsible for the crash, so it may be difficult to know whether you should be seeking damages from the taxi cab company or the other driver involved in the accident. Additionally, cab companies are highly experienced at fighting insurance claims and fending off liability, so doing battle alone against such a seasoned opponent may be a challenge.

Instead, get the help of an accomplished New York personal injury lawyer by contacting the Goshen offices of Dupée & Monroe after a crash. Our hard-working and experienced taxi accident lawyers will take care of all aspects of your claim, from investigating who was responsible, to negotiating with insurers, and even taking your case to trial when necessary. Let the knowledgeable Hudson Valley injury lawyers at Dupée & Monroe handle the overwhelming process of fighting for the money you deserve, so that you can focus on recovering your health

Help is Available After a Hudson Valley Taxi Accident

For a no-cost evaluation of your injury claim after a New York taxi accident, contact the Goshen taxi cab injury accident lawyers at Dupée & Monroe at 845-294-8900.

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