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Automobile Accidents


New York and New Jersey personal injury law firm representing victims of car accidents.

Handling automobile accidents in New Jersey can be complicated because New Jersey’s automobile insurance laws are extremely complex.  New York’s car insurance laws are not any easier to comprehend.

car accident lawyers at Mintz and Geftic Elizabeth, NJThe attorneys at Mintz & Geftic understand the complex legal and insurance issues. We will explain how your own insurance policy can limit your rights to bring a lawsuit for personal injuries even if the other driver is 100% at fault. We will explain the importance of how uninsured and underinsurance coverage provided in your own policy can extend or limit your recovery if you are seriously injured.

Experience:  Our partners have over 100 years combined experience in handling automobile cases. We pride ourselves in honest, intelligent, responsive and aggressive representation. Our attorneys will identify the parties responsible for your injury and file claims against the individual, partnership, corporation or any other entity responsible. We will vigorously fight for your rights to medical benefits and compensation for your injuries and for your pain and suffering.

Basic Guidelines to Follow After a Car Accident:

  • Exchange information with the other driver or drivers.
  • Get the driver’s policy number, carrier, plate number, and vehicle information.
  • Identify eye witnesses and copy their contact info.
  • Contact local law enforcement or 9-1-1.
  • Do not refuse medical treatment and be sure to relay all of your medical complaints to the police, ambulance, and medical personnel.
  • Do not reveal the details of your insurance coverage.
  • Never sign insurance documents before contacting a qualified car accident lawyer.
  • Take pictures of the accident scene to document damage.
  • Never admit liability.

Car accidents are a leading cause of serious injuries and personal injury lawsuits in New Jersey.

The types of cases that our New Jersey and New York car accident lawyers handle include :

Brain Injuries and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI); Bicycle Accidents; Bus Accidents; Drunk Driving Accidents; Distracted Driving; Garden State Parkway Accidents; Head-On Collisions; Hit and Run Accidents; Intersection Accidents; Side Impact Accidents; Motorcycle Accidents; Multi-Car Crash Accidents; New Jersey Turnpike Accidents; Rear-End Collisions; Rollover Accidents; Single-Car Accidents; Spinal Cord Injuries; Tractor Trailer Accidents; Uninsured/Underinsured Accidents; and Wrongful Death Accidents.

Our aggressive New York and New Jersey car accident lawyers have been very successful in obtaining substantial recoveries for our clients who are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents, such as a $1,986,475 recovery for serious injuries arising out of an automobile accident; a $1,450,000 recovery arising out of a motor vehicle accident; $850,000 settlement of an automobile accident case; and a $725,000 settlement of an accident where a pedestrian was struck by an truck.

Contingency Fee:  All personal injury negligence cases, including automobile accidents, require NO FEE unless we are successful in securing you a recovery to compensate you for your injuries and pain and suffering. If we are successful, our fee will be a percentage of your recovery. In our New Jersey cases, the attorney’s fee is set by the New Jersey Rules of Court and will never exceed the allowable amount. The contingency fees will be explained to you in detail prior to undertaking your case. There is no charge for initial consultations.

New Jersey and New York Car Accident Attorneys

Call Mintz & Geftic at 1-800-894-2320 or send us an email. Our car accident injury attorneys serve clients throughout New Jersey, and New York, including the cities of Newark, Elizabeth, New Jersey City, Hackensack, and Morris, Bergen, Hudson, Union and Middlesex counties. We have offices in Elizabeth, New Jersey and New York City.


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