Plainview, NY – Major MVA on L.I.E near Sunnyside BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Plainview, NY (March 8, 2023) – On the evening of March 8, a major crash took place in Plainview, Long Island. Multiple responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision shortly after it occurred in order to help those involved.
At least one injured victim was in need of emergency medical attention at the scene, located on the Long Island Expressway near Sunnyside Boulevard. The wreck occurred for reasons still being investigated by local police.
The roadway was blocked in the westbound lanes near exit 46 while responders worked at the wreck site. Traffic was stopped back to Walt Whitman Road.
Paramedics treated those with injuries at the crash scene and transported extensively injured parties to local hospitals. Few other details are currently available to report concerning the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New York Auto Collisions
A traffic accident can completely change your life. Sadly, thousands of crashes occur each month in New Jersey that cause serious injuries and tragic fatalities. We see numerous individuals sent to the hospital with traumatic brain injuries, severe compound fractures, and internal organ damage. After suffering injuries in a crash, you may need to take time off of work in order to fully recover. In addition to losing pay due to being unable to return to work, you will likely face stacking financial costs related to medical care and other damages.
After suffering injuries in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you may be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party. Some of the most common damages awarded to crash victims include:
- Medical Bills: You may be able to recover damages for the medical bills that you face as a result of your accident. This can include costs for doctor’s appointments, surgery, and any medical treatment they require following your accident. If you have to go through long-term treatment, you may be able to recover compensation for this as well. This can include therapy, rehabilitation, and more.
- Lost Wages: If you’re unable to work because of your injuries, you may be able to recover lost wages. This can include lost wages from time off work as well as future lost earnings if your injuries have caused long-term damage.
- Pain and Suffering: You may also be able to recover damages for pain and suffering. This includes both physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by the accident.
- Other Damages: In some cases, you may also be able to recover other damages, such as property damage and loss of consortium.
At Metro Law, our experienced and dedicated legal advocates are here to help you get the justice you deserve. With over four decades of experience representing victims in New Jersey, our Plainview car accident lawyers have helped countless people get the compensation they need during difficult times. If you or someone you know has been affected by a car accident, contact us today for your free consultation at 800-469-6476.