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We help balance the scales of justice for the hardworking people of our community

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“I focus 100% of my practice on Personal Injury. I believe this area of law takes ALL of an attorney’s focus to be well versed.”

- Steven Palermo

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Auto Accident Attorneys Representing the Injured in Riverhead, NY

Have you been involved in a car crash that resulted in a personal injury in or around the Riverhead area? It can be confusing and stressful thinking about the road you have ahead in order to make sure that you and your family do not end up in a challenging financial position. Following a car accident, you can be left with a number of questions on how best to proceed with your case and to obtain the compensation that you rightfully deserve. There are hours of paperwork and countless decisions that need to be made that you will be entering in blind. Hiring an experienced Riverhead car accident attorney will take a lot of that burden off of your shoulders. Finding the right person to represent you will be one of the most important decisions you will make.

Here at Palermo Law, our attorneys have spent over two decades servicing their communities by managing their car accident cases. They have successfully obtained settlements in thousands of claims, and can help you too. Our managing attorney, Steven Palermo, has assisted countless clients in navigating through each and every element of their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, our attorneys can help you obtain compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, insurance co-payments, and countless more.

Individualized Care for Your Individual Case!

The entire staff at Palermo Law focuses on providing the best possible service that we can provide. From beginning to end, at our law firm you will be always connected to the attorney handlings your case. In every meeting, you will have the opportunity to speak with them. If at any point during the case you have a specific question, you can call and they will be accessible to guide you. Unlike larger firms you see on TV, you will never have to go through a sea of staff members before you can speak to someone who will know the answer to your questions. Call us to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation today!

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Helping those in need obtain the
justice they deserve.

Two decades ago, Steven Palermo began his legal practice with one objective: to help those in need obtain the justice they deserve. It was not long before he was taking on huge corporations and billion-dollar insurance companies, fighting for just that.

Early on, he learned that the field of personal injury law was one that required laser focus – it was the only way to navigate the huge companies who viewed his clients as nothing but a number on a page, but had seemingly limitless resources to fight against paying them what they deserved. Steven has since devoted all his efforts to the aggressive practice of personal injury litigation, and it is a strategy that works. He has helped hundreds of clients regain their lives after devastating personal injuries.

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A Passion For Helping Injured People

We are true Riverhead car accident lawyers. With over two decades of experience, Riverhead car accident lawyer Steven Palermo heads the legal team at Palermo Law. He personally oversees every claim from its inception through its conclusion. His law firm has litigated thousands of claims and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He has a passion for helping injured people in their fight for justice against giant multi-million dollar insurance companies that try to minimize his client’s injuries. Therefore, if you or a loved one have suffered a significant injury in Riverhead as a result of another party’s negligence and would like to schedule a free no obligation initial consultation with an experienced Riverhead personal injury lawyer, call or e-mail us today.

We can also arrange an in home or hospital visit anywhere in Riverhead. Also, we handle all accident claims on a contingency basis meaning we never charge a fee unless we win your claim.

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Who You Can Sue After a Car Accident

Most car crashes that happen in Riverhead are the result of recklessness on behalf of a driver. If you have been injured after a collision, you can sue the other driver for damages. A majority of the time, any compensation will come out of the insurance policy of the other car driver, so you don’t have to worry about taking money out of the driver’s pocket, that’s what insurance is for.

While it is common for individuals to sue the other driver that caused the accident, there are several other entities that can be sued other than just the driver. For example, if the other driver was actively working at the time of the accident, you can sue the employer as well. For example, if you were hit by a truck that was transporting goods, you will be able to sue the trucking company that they work for as well.

In some instances, you can also sue the manufacturer if there was a defect in yours or the other individual’s vehicle. We all expect that our vehicles are in perfect condition when they leave the manufacturer, and it is their responsibility to make sure that is the case. If you are in an accident that was a result of a vehicle malfunction, you may be entitled to receive compensation from the manufacturer themselves.

How to Assess If You Have A Personal Injury Case

There are several elements to determining whether your case can obtain a settlement and if it can, how much. This question requires skill and experience that the average individual may not possess. Many individuals attempt to find the answer to this question for themselves and contact their insurance companies only to have their claim denied and have them turned away. Insurance companies are not your friend. They will find whatever reason they can to make sure that they save money and do not issue you any kind of compensation.

The good news is that you don’t have to make this determination or explain your situation to an insurance company on your own. Car collision attorneys have the knowledge to find out if you have a case and what it is worth. In a meeting with an attorney, they should be able to tell you whether your case is worth pursuing with the information you provide them. Be wary of any attorney that will tell you how much compensation they can get for you in the first meeting, as an experienced car crash lawyer will know that this takes time and more information to assess. Contact the Riverhead car accident attorneys at Palermo Law, P.L.L.C today to get started.

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