Brooklyn, NY – Chaim Blum, 23, Killed in Pedestrian Crash on 13th Ave near 50th StNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (April 7, 2023) – A pedestrian, identified as 23-year-old Chaim Blum, lost his life after he was struck by a car on a roadway in Brooklyn. The crash happened after two vehicles reportedly collided with one another, and then one of them hit him while he was on the sidewalk of 13th Avenue.
Reports show the collision happened near the intersection of 13th Avenue and 50th Street. Blum was on the southeast corner of the intersection when he was struck by a Honda minivan driven by a 27-year-old who was headed east on 50th Street.
The collision hurled the Toyota into Blum, causing serious head/body trauma. He was transported by ambulance to Maimonides Medical Center, where he lost his life.
Both drivers involved in the collision stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities, who are still investigating the details of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian collisions occur all too often in New York. Each year, hundreds of individuals are killed due to pedestrian accidents in New York. These collisions happen for many reasons. However, driver negligence is the most common cause. Drivers who are distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, and speeding risk their own lives and the lives of those whom they encounter on the road.
If someone is killed due to driver negligence, the surviving family of the decedent can collect financial compensation for the losses and damages they endure, including but not limited to the following:
- Medical costs
- Funeral costs
- Burial costs
- Emotional turmoil
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Loss of consortium/advice
- Loss of guidance/childcare
It is never smart to depend on insurance companies to keep your best interests in mind. This is because they are mainly out to make a profit and nothing more. If you qualify for financial compensation in a wrongful death case, seeking the help of an experienced wrongful death lawyer is the best way to obtain that compensation.
Relieving the financial burdens caused by the untimely death of your family member may help you to focus better on healing from the major loss you may be faced with at this time.
After losing someone you love in a deadly crash, contact a wrongful death attorney in Brooklyn from Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. We work hard to ensure that our clients are well taken care of in their time of need. We know how difficult situations like this can be, which is why we are here to help people like you make full financial recoveries so you can focus on your family and your own emotional and mental well-being.
Call us as soon as you can to learn more about your legal right toward financial compensation if you have wrongfully lost someone you love due to the negligent actions of another person.