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What would you do if you suffered a personal injury in an accident in New York? What if you need surgery? What if you couldn’t work? How would you pay your bills? How would your family survive? These are serious questions that demand serious answers.

Jonathan C. Reiter New York Personal Injury Attorney

At the New York City personal injury law firm Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC , we help injury victims deal with these complicated legal issues in a straightforward, effective manner – and we have the case results to prove it. That’s why people throughout New York contact us every single day.

If you or a loved one was seriously injured or killed in an accident due to negligence, it’s critical to take legal action as soon as possible. Waiting too long could affect your ability to be fairly compensated. A delay also could make your legal case harder to support. Evidence often disappears with time. Memories fade. Stories change.

Don’t be caught off guard. Take strong legal action now. Contact Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We routinely obtain multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for injury victims and their families. We deliver results.

What types of personal injury accidents does attorney Reiter handle?

Our highly-accomplished attorneys handle a wide range of complicated personal injury claim in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and the rest of New York. Some of the cases we handle involve:

What are the common causes of personal injury accidents in New York?

Personal injury accidents happen for many reasons. That’s why it’s critical you have an experienced accident lawyer on your side who will carefully comb through the evidence and uncover the truth.

Every day in New York, someone’s careless or reckless behavior or negligent actions result in serious or even fatal accidents. Worst of all, many people who cause such accidents deny any wrongdoing. That’s why it’s important to have a lawyer on your side to hold people and companies responsible for their actions.

Who investigates personal injury accidents in New York?

A variety of local, state and federal government agencies investigate personal injury accidents.  Local and state police officers also often take part in these investigations. Each accident is unique.

No matter who’s investigating your accident, it’s important to have someone on your side familiar with a wide range of accidents looking out for your interests. That’s why people throughout New York regularly hire us. We have years of experience and access to qualified experts in specific areas of concentrations. That means we may put an accident reconstructionist, a medical expert or even a financial planner on your case, depending on the circumstances. We have a comprehensive understanding of New York’s accident laws that allows us to consistently deliver results.

What should I do if I’m a victim of a personal injury accident in New York?

There’s no one single strategy for every personal injury case. Dangerous drug injuries require a very different approach from workplace injuries. However, we do suggest injury victims take the following general steps immediately after an accident or incident that causes harm:

  • Seek immediate medical attention – Even if you feel fine, make sure you have a doctor or another medical professional evaluate you. You could have a life-threatening injury that is not immediately apparent, such as a brain injury or internal damage. Don’t try to diagnose yourself. Leave it to the experts.
  • Gather evidence – Solid evidence builds strong cases. The more information you have, the better. That’s why we encourage people to write down and record as much information as possible about their personal injury. This includes:
    • Symptoms of health problems
    • Exact time and location of accident
    • Weather conditions at time of accident
    • Photographs of accident scene
    • Photographs of visible injuries
    • Witnesses’ full names, addresses and phone numbers
  • Contact a lawyer – Our experienced personal injury attorneys can help you every step of the way, including investigating your accident and taking any necessary legal action. That may include filing a personal injury lawsuit and arguing your claim before a judge and jury.

Why should I hire New York personal injury lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?

Experience matters. That’s why it’s critical you have a knowledgeable personal injury attorney working with you after your accident. Injury victims and families of people who died in accidents in New York often need to fight for compensation. Insurance companies have aggressive attorneys working for them to keep payments to a minimum or deny claims outright.

When you have a hard-working, detail-oriented attorney on your side, you can make sure that you are fairly compensated for your losses. We’re able to take this aggressive approach because we have the facts on our side.

In handling a typical New York personal injury case, we scour for evidence to support the claim. We ask pointed questions to determine liability. We’re also familiar with a wide range of rules and regulations governing accidents in New York. We consistently deliver results.

Detail-oriented, results-driven personal injury law firm serving New York

We’re proud of our reputation throughout New York for being hard-working attorneys who put our clients’ needs first. You’ll notice the difference the first time we meet. We won’t tell you what to do. We’ll take the time to learn all about your case. We listen.

Communicating clearly with clients matters at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC . That means we will work closely with you to build a compelling case. We will keep you informed throughout the process. Your phone calls will be returned. We will answer your questions.

Building solid legal cases designed to succeed drives everything we do at our law firm. Discover what we can do for you. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We work on a contingency fee basis. That means you only pay us if we win.

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC – fighting for justice, one case at a time.

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Manhattan Medical Malpractice Info Center

Lenox Hill Hospital

A 652-bed teaching hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital is located in the Lenox Hill neighborhood at 100 E. 77th Street. This 652-bed on the Upper East Side of Manhattan serves mostly patients from Manhattan, but other patients are admitted from Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island and throughout the tri-state region. Anyone who suspects negligence after treatment should speak with an experienced attorney immediately.

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Bellevue Hospital Center

Bellevue Hospital Center at 462 1st Avenue has 828 beds and experiences 115,797 emergency room visits each year. Bellevue had a higher rate of infections compared to hospitals in other states, according to a New York State Department of Health Report in 2009. Anyone who is injured by the negligence of a doctor or nurse at this Manhattan hospital, the oldest in the United States, will need an experienced attorney with experience and resources needed to take aggressive action.

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New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital

Lower Manhattan Hospital at 170 William Street in New York is one of the main campuses of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. This hospital, with 170 beds, provides a range of inpatient and outpatient services. According to an article in the New York Post, New York-Presbyterian scored 18 percent below average for patient safety in a ranking of hospitals by Consumer Reports magazine. Patients who suspect medical malpractice should not hesitate to arrange a consultation with a New York City attorney who can investigate and hold the negligent medical care provider accountable.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The main hospital known as the Petrie Division is located at First Avenue and 16th Street. But Mount Sinai Beth Israel has other campuses, including Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at Union Square. Mount Sinai Beth Israel is a teaching hospital with 1,368 beds. If you suffered any form of negligence while being treated at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, take action immediately to protect your rights.

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at 1275 York Avenue in Manhattan provides cancer care to patients. The hospital is composed of two institutions: Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, which provides patient care, and the Sloan Kettering Institute, which is focused on research. Patients who suspect a failure to diagnose cancer or some other type of hospital negligence can contact a lawyer to discuss options.

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Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital at One Gustave L. Levy Place is a 1,048-bed facility founded in 1852. It is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the country. Consumer Reports rated Mount Sinai 31 percent below average for patient safety. If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice at any Manhattan hospital, don’t wait to contact an attorney to find out if you have a case. You may be entitled to compensation.

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St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center at 1111 Amsterdam Avenue was ranked No. 14 out of the 30 worst hospitals for patient safety, as identified by Consumer Reports. The magazine examined four key measures of patient safety: hospital-acquired infections, readmissions and the quality of communication between staff and patients in regard to medications and discharge planning.

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New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center at 630 West 168th Street was described by a lawmaker as having “horrendous conditions.” Emergency room wait times last an average of 85 minutes, which rank among New York’s 10 worst. Any patient who was treated at the 995-bed hospital in Washington Heights and suspects negligence should not hesitate to speak with an attorney for a free consultation.

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Harlem Hospital Center

Harlem Hospital Center at 506 Malcolm X Blvd. received a 20 on a 1-to-100 scale gauging patient safety by Consumer Reports. The hospital received the second worst score in the nation, according to a New York Post report. Harlem Hospital told Consumer Reports it needs to improve in some areas, according to the Post. The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 272 beds.