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When is a car accident grounds for a personal injury claim?


I was looking into this topic a few days ago. And all you need to do is answer two questions: (1) was the accident your fault? And (2) were you injured in the accident?

If the accident was not your fault and you suffered an injury from the accident, then it’s a good idea to sit down with a team of NYC personal injury attorneys to have a chat. The sooner you do that the better, as there are often deadlines for filing a claim, and the longer you wait the harder it is to collect evidence to support your case.

Don’t split hairs on whether or not you have a strong claim. Many personal injury attorneys offer free consultations. If you’re in doubt, it’s best to sit down with a professional and let them evaluate your case. 

Of course, if the accident was your fault, you don’t get to make a claim, even if your injuries were more serious. And if no one was injured, then obviously the idea of “personal injury” does not apply. The best you can hope for is a property damage claim.

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