The streets of New York City and the surrounding areas are generally so busy that even the most careful driver can be involved in an accident solely as a result of the recklessness and negligence of another driver. We represent drivers, passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists who have been injured as a result of many different types of car accident scenarios.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident in New York, our car accident lawyers can answer your questions and help you determine if you have a case and how much your car accident lawsuit may be worth.

Below are examples of recent car accident settlements obtained by our firm, which can help you estimate how much to expect from a car accident settlement.

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$550K For Disc Bulge
Our firm represented a woman who was injured in a motor vehicle accident. Two vehicles collided in an intersection. As a result of that impact, one vehicle lost control and struck our client. We filed a lawsuit against both vehicles in Queens Supreme Court, which happened to be three blocks from where the accident happened. After two years of litigation and on the eve of trial, the matter was...
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$500K Underinsured Motorist Settlement
At 5:15pm a truck driver’s helper was unloading his delivery truck, which was stopped near the intersection of West Ninth Street and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan, NY. While he was standing near the rear of his truck, he was struck by a van.The victim became pinned between the rear bumper of his truck and the front bumper of the van and sustained serious crush injuries to his leg, including...
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$500K Man Pinned Between 2 Vehicles
A 38-year-old man was pinned between two vehicles while he was unloading groceries from a delivery truck. Our client suffered a severe fracture to his leg, which required two surgeries. Through the use of a forensic economist, we established that the client would not be able to work in his former occupation and that he suffered the loss of future income. Howard Raphaelson and Andrew Levine...
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$500K Rear-End Underinsured Accident Settlement
A delivery driver was driving on the southbound side of the Saw Mill River Parkway, in Westchester County when she was involved in a four-way collision that began when a southbound motorist struck the rear end of a preceding vehicle causing a multiple car pile-up accidents. Due to the injuries, the victim received from the accident she had two shoulder surgeries to repair her torn rotator cuff...
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$450K - Mother And Two Children Struck By Truck On City Highway.
A mother and two children were struck in the rear by a truck on a city highway. The injury to her neck required she be taken by ambulance and separated from her children at the scene. Although the children miraculously sustained only minor injuries the mother required extensive physical therapy to her neck. The mother was able to return to work and support her children but required significant...
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$450K Car Accident Settlement
Our client was driving through Dutchess County when the defendant’s vehicle crossed over the double yellow line and hit her car head-on. She was taken to the emergency room from the scene of the accident. Shortly thereafter she started attending physical therapy. Physical therapy did not help her injuries improve and she underwent arthroscopic surgery on each knee...
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$400K Bus Accident Settlement
A Brooklyn man with prior knee and back injuries receives a $400,000 settlement for aggravation of previous injuries. Raphaelson & Levine recently represented a Brooklyn man who was a passenger in a motor vehicle that was struck by a school bus in Cypress Hill, Brooklyn. As a result of the impact, our client suffered injuries to his back and knee, which ultimately required surgery...
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Jury Verdict
$325,000 Taxi Passenger Injury Settlement
New York City streets are incredibly busy and many times cars, delivery trucks, and passenger transport vehicles can't, or simply neglect to find, suitable parking. As a quick solution, they'll illegally or double-park, which creates significant dangers and can lead to injuries of passengers, pedestrians, cyclists, or other drivers. Unfortunately, this act of negligence is a common one in...
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$300K 3-Car Auto Accident Settlement
Although a person who sustained injury to a particular body part may be more susceptible to reinjuring or exacerbating the injury to that same body part in the future, New York Law allows plaintiffs to recover for aggravation and exacerbation of preexisting injuries. This week, the injury lawyers of Raphaelson and Levine recovered a $300,000 settlement for a 32-year-old security guard who...
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$300K Settlement Aggravation of Back Injury
Our firm represented a young man who injured his back in a motor vehicle accident. He had previously hurt the same portion of his spine and underwent extensive care immediately before the current accident. The MRIs were virtually identical and confirmed he had a herniated disc. In spite of the similarities, Howard Raphaelson was able to establish that the current accident aggravated the...
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$300K Suffolk County Auto Accident
Our firm represented the driver of a car that was struck by a careless motorist who was attempting a left-hand turn. Our firm aggressively litigated the case in Suffolk supreme court. Today in Riverhead at the east end of Long Island, with the client by their side, Andrew & Howard obtained a strong measure of justice by negotiating a settlement of $300K to compensate our client. Incredibly the...
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$290K 80-Year-Old Man Involved In Two-Car Accident
An 80-year-old man was involved in a two-car motor vehicle accident. Our client was driving his vehicle and made an abrupt left turn in front of the defendant’s vehicle. The police report cited our client for failure to yield the right of way. Through the use of our accident reconstruction experts, Andrew Levine and Howard Raphaelson were able to establish that the defendant was traveling...
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