Fultonville, New York Personal Injury Lawyers

Amsterdam, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 29 years experience
(518) 843-1300 3 Market St
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Personal Injury and Estate Planning
Albany Law School
Gloversville, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 62 years experience
(518) 725-3111 6 Fremont St
Gloversville, NY 12078
Personal Injury and Real Estate
Albany Law
Gloversville, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 50 years experience
(518) 725-9717 8 W Fulton St
Gloversville, NY 12078
Personal Injury
Duanesburg, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 43 years experience
(518) 895-2334 4886 Western Turnpike
Duanesburg, NY 12056
Personal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Amsterdam, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 41 years experience
(518) 842-1128 131 Maple Ave Ext
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Personal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Gloversville, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 64 years experience
(518) 725-3575 35 S Main St
Gloversville, NY 12078
Personal Injury, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Fordham Law School
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.