FAQ Category: Car Accidents

That answer depends on the circumstances in your case. Most cases settle before a verdict is delivered, but the settlement might come at the last possible minute. The dedicated attorneys at Belluck & Fox are always prepared to take a case all the way through to a jury verdict, and…

At Belluck & Fox, we take vehicle collision cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not have to pay upfront for us to start working on your claim. We collect legal fees if and when we recover compensation for you. The contingency fee would be a percentage…

Defective parts can cause wrecks. That’s why it’s a good idea not to jump to conclusions about who is at fault. Let the experts investigate and determine what caused the crash. If your vehicle’s brakes failed and the manufacturer is at fault, our skilled attorneys can help you pursue compensation…

Never assume that you are the one at fault. Only an in-depth investigation can show what really happened. For example, your car may have been affected by a defective auto part. Or the other driver may have been intoxicated and you were too rattled to notice. New York state’s “comparative…

You can go it alone, but keep in mind that you will be a minnow in a shark tank once you begin negotiating. Insurance companies, automakers, auto parts manufacturers, and distributors don’t have one lawyer, they have teams of lawyers. And if you or a loved one has been seriously…

Yes. Don’t take chances with your health. Injuries such as whiplash aren’t always immediately evident, and those scratches and bruises might be outward signs of internal problems. It’s also important to have an official medical record documenting your injuries as part of your claim for compensation.

Automobile insurance is a business, and businesses operate for profit. Most will do whatever they can to minimize their expenses, including playing hardball with accident victims and making low offers for compensation. Do not sign anything or accept any settlement offer without speaking to one of our knowledgeable attorneys. The…