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How Soon After a Car Accident Should I See a Doctor?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC March 11, 2021 Car Accidents

The most straightforward answer to when you should see a doctor after a car accident is as soon as possible. Even if your injuries seem minor, it’s always advisable to get checked out by a licensed physician within 72 hours of the crash. 

How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement From a Car Accident?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC March 11, 2021 Car Accidents

After a car accident, it can be stressful and frustrating to wait for your settlement money. In certain instances, it can take six to eight weeks, but each situation is unique and in other situations settlements take large amounts time. In order to secure a settlement check, large amounts of energy and negotiations between attorneys and appropriate entities may be required.

Do I Need To Report a Car Accident to the DMV in the State of New York?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC January 26, 2021 Car Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident in New York State, you are required by law to report the accident, but only under certain circumstances. The DMV must receive a Report of Motor Vehicle Accident (MV-104) within 10 days of collisions that either result in:

  • An injury or death; or,
  • More than $1,000 in property damage.

Delivery Truck Accidents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lever & Ecker, PLLC December 17, 2020 Personal injury

The delivery economy was accelerating year over year before 2020. Then the coronavirus pandemic occurred and the demand for deliveries exploded. With so many trucks on the streets and highways of New York every single day, accidents are bound to happen.…

Winter Conditions & Car Accidents in New York City

Lever & Ecker, PLLC December 15, 2020 Car Accidents

Whenever an individual chooses to travel from one point to the next there is some margin of risk. Regardless of the form of transportation, there is the potential of injury (albeit small in most occasions). Whether you choose to walk, fly in a plane, or embark in any other mode of transportation the potential for an accident exists.…