Injured Visiting New York
Touring and visiting New York City can be exciting and fun. There are numerous places to visit, things to do, and restaurants to eat at. As inviting and fun as New York may be, it can also be dangerous. It is especially dangerous for visitors who are not at all familiar with the streets and culture of New York.
If you are visiting New York and involved in a serious accident, you need to take important actions to protect your rights. Just because you are a tourist from another state or even another country does not limit your ability to file a claim and seek compensation for your injuries.
Important Steps For Injured Tourists
Below are 5 important steps you should take if you were seriously injured while visiting New York City:
- Get pertinent information for the individual or party who caused the accident
- Get pertinent information for any witnesses to the accident
- Seek immediate medical attention, even if you believe you only suffered minor injuries
- Contact the police and ask them to prepare a report
- Consult with an experienced travel accident attorney in New York
Perhaps the most important action you need to take after an accident while traveling to New York City is to seek professional guidance and assistance from an experienced international travel attorney. A good attorney can review and evaluate your case and advise you on the proper course of action to take to protect your legal rights and maximize your damages.
Call a Travel Law Firm Today!
If you have been injured while on vacation in New York City, you should immediately consult a travel lawyer. With the right legal help, you can be confident that you will get the full extent of the benefits that you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our experienced travel accident attorneys, please call Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. at 1-800-529-9997.