Automobile, Truck, Motorcycle AccidentsNo one plans for a car accident. Whether caused by a drunk driver, distracted driver or defective auto part, serious collisions occur with no warning and leave victims devastated, both physically and financially. At Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore, our attorneys, medical experts, investigators and paralegals are committed to securing justice and compensation for auto accident victims. With more than 120 million-dollar verdicts and over $1 billion in settlements, our firm is consistently recognized as one of the most successful personal injury firms not only in New York, but across the country. We are proud of our success and understand that it only comes through preparation, tenacity and dedication to every client. No matter the circumstances or complexity of your case, we are prepared to help you. Auto, truck and motorcycle accidents can be caused by many types of driver negligence:
- Distracted driving (including cell phone use and texting while driving)
- Impaired driving/drunk driving
- Lack of attention
Millions Of Dollars For Auto Accident VictimsKDLM has represented victims of all types of auto accidents, including rear-end, head-on and side-impact collisions, as well as 18-wheeler accidents and vehicle rollovers.
- In 2010, Tom Moore represented a 53-year-old construction worker who was left paralyzed after being struck by a Verizon truck. The vehicle was going 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. Verizon claimed the man had “only been hit by the vehicle’s side-view mirror.” Tom Moore unearthed and showed jurors photos of the truck’s shattered windshield and headlights. The jury returned a verdict of $41.8 million, the largest in New York history.
- A few years ago, the driver of a car was killed when he slowed down to safely pass a roadway construction site in Westchester County. An inattentive tow truck operator carelessly plowed into the man’s car, killing him. KDLM negotiated a settlement of $5.8 million to compensate the driver’s family for its loss.
- A 69-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in Lawrence on Long Island when he was struck by an SUV backing up into a parking spot. He died later that day from the injuries suffered in the accident. Judy Livingston represented the family, which received $1.6 million as a result of the driver’s negligence.
- A young woman who was a passenger in a car was ejected from the vehicle when it rolled over. The woman suffered significant injuries, including partial paralysis. KDLM represented the woman and negotiated a $4.9 million settlement for her injuries.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Automobile Accidents
Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore is a law firm specializing in personal injury cases, including automobile accidents. They have a strong reputation for securing justice and compensation for auto accident victims and are recognized as one of the most successful personal injury firms in New York and nationwide.
Auto accidents can result from various forms of driver negligence, including but not limited to:
Distracted driving (such as cell phone use and texting while driving)
Impaired driving/drunk driving
Lack of attention
KDLM has handled numerous significant auto accident cases, resulting in substantial verdicts and settlements. Some examples include:
- $83 Million Verdict in Michigan: We obtained an $83 million verdict for Tom and Judy, whose car was hit by a tractor-trailer, resulting in the tragic deaths of a father and son.
- $96 Million Verdict: In a case involving the wrongful deaths of a mother and daughter, we successfully negotiated a substantial $96 million settlement.
Yes, KDLM specializes in representing victims of various types of auto accidents, including car, truck, and motorcycle accidents. They have experience in handling cases involving different types of vehicles and the injuries associated with them.
Tom Moore is a representative of KDLM who has handled notable automobile accident cases. He has successfully represented clients involved in severe car accidents and has achieved significant verdicts and settlements on their behalf. His expertise and experience make him a valuable asset in handling automobile accident cases.
While KDLM is based in New York, they have experience handling cases beyond the state’s borders. Depending on the specific circumstances and jurisdiction, they may be able to assist with automobile accident cases in other locations as well. It’s recommended to contact them directly to discuss your situation and determine the extent of their assistance.
At KDLM, there are likely lawyers who specialize in automobile accidents. However, specific information about individual lawyers and their areas of specialization within the firm may be available on their website or by contacting them directly. They can provide you with the relevant details and assign a lawyer who best suits your case.
Yes, KDLM can handle cases related to drunk driving accidents in Westchester County. They have experience representing victims of drunk driving accidents and can provide legal assistance, advice, and representation to help you seek justice and compensation for your injuries and damages.
If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident, it’s important to take certain steps:
Ensure the security of all parties involved, including yourself.
If required, dial emergency services.
Contact and insurance details should be exchanged with the other parties.
Take pictures of the accident scene and interview witnesses to record the scene.
Even if you don’t immediately have any apparent injuries, get medical assistance.
Report the accident to your insurance company.
Consult with an experienced automobile accident lawyer to understand your rights and legal options.