Personal Injury Lawyers Helping the Injured in the Bronx and New York City

Jesse Minc and the lawyers at his firm have helped personal injury accident victims in the Bronx and all over New York City obtain well over a hundred million dollars in compensation in the last five years alone. From the moment an accident occurs, you can be certain that the responsible parties, as well as their insurance companies and lawyers, will be looking to avoid blame and will stop at nothing to avoid having to pay for their mistakes. If you are injured, you will need skilled Bronx personal injury lawyers to counteract these powerful interests working against you and make sure that your rights to compensation are protected. That is exactly what Jesse Minc and his firm offer to anyone who has been wrongfully injured.

Contact us today at (718) 354-8000, or submit an inquiry online, for a free consultation to learn about your rights if you are injured. Jesse Minc and his firm offer you, and all of our clients, our no-fee guarantee: You do not have to pay us one penny of fees or expenses of any kind unless we win your case, and we mean it.
We represent Bronx and New York City personal injury accident victims in all of the following categories of accident lawsuits, in addition to just about any other type of situation in which a person is physically or emotionally harmed due to negligence

Car Accidents

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Proving negligence in a car accident lawsuit generally requires proof that a driver’s negligence in the use and operation of their vehicle caused an accident. While this may seem simple – virtually everyone has experience driving, or at least riding, in a car on the road – proving the elements of a car crash lawsuit in a way that maximizes the compensation to which you are entitled if you are injured is not simple at all. Our Bronx no-fault insurance lawyers can also assist you in obtaining the proper no-fault insurance benefits to which you may be entitled if you are injured in a Bronx car accident. There is no substitute for experience, and our team of attorneys has what it takes to prove your car accident lawsuit to give you and your family the best possible chance of a full recovery after a car accident involving serious injuries and disability.

  • Car Accident Injuries
  • No-Fault Insurance
  • The “Serious Injury” Threshold
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Rear-End Collisions
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • T-Bone Collisions and Intersection Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Dangerous Roadway Designs
  • Improper Repairs
  • Properly Filing a Claim

Construction Accidents

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Jesse Minc and his firm are proud to represent many injured tradesmen, both union and non-union, who are injured in Bronx construction accidents. With so much on the line – pain and suffering, lost wages, lost benefits, and medical expenses – selecting the right Bronx construction accident lawyers can make the difference between financial ruin and security for a lifetime if you are injured and disabled from working. The construction accident laws in New York are, generally, favorable to injured workers, and if you are injured on the job you should always consult with experienced construction accident attorneys to learn about what your rights may be. We have been successful – at the trial court level, and throughout the appellate system – in obtaining maximum compensation for injured construction workers and their families, and are proudest when we can help them get back on their feet financially after a devastating construction accident injury in the Bronx and New York City.

  • Falls From Height – “The Scaffold Law” – Labor Law § 240
  • Violations of the Industrial Code - Labor Law § 241(6)
  • Unsafe Worksites – Labor Law § 200
  • Falls From Ladders, Unstable Ladders and Ladder Collapses
  • Falls From Scaffolds, Unstable Scaffolds and Scaffold Collapses
  • Falls Into Holes and Pits on Construction Sites
  • Failure to Provide Proper Safety Equipment
  • Accidents Caused by Falling Objects
  • Construction Accidents With Dangerous Machinery
  • Construction Accidents With Dangerous Chemicals
  • Trip and Fall or Slip and Fall Accidents on Construction Sites
  • Construction Accidents Involving Electrocution
  • Workers’ Compensation and Disability Insurance
  • Union Workers – Lost Benefits
  • Economic Damages – Lost Wages and Employee Benefits
  • Construction Worker Injuries
  • Our Promise to You
  • Scaffold Law (LL 240)

Medical Malpractice

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When we get sick, we place our trust in doctors, hospitals and other medical professionals to make us better. Doctors take the Hippocratic oath, swearing to “do no harm” to their patients, when they receive their medical degrees and licenses to practice medicine. Unfortunately, all too often, physicians depart from good and accepted medical practices, fail to adhere to accepted standards of care, and harm their patients. This is, fundamentally, what medical malpractice is. Our Bronx medical malpractice lawyers will help you understand your rights to compensation if you are injured due to medical malpractice by a doctor, hospital, or any other medical professional anywhere in New York City.

  • Surgical Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose
    • Failure to Diagnose Cancer
    • Failure to Diagnose Stroke
    • Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack/Infarction
    • Failure to Diagnose Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Failure to Diagnose Appendicitis
    • Failure to Diagnose Internal Bleeding or Bowel Obstruction
  • Improper Monitoring of Medication
  • Birth injuries
    • Hypoxia and Brain Damage at Birth
    • Erbs Palsey
  • Failure to Obtain Informed Consent
  • Ophthalmology Malpractice – Blindness and Loss of Vision
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Medication Errors
  • What We Will do for You

Premises Liability

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All property owners – and, in some cases, tenants of rented property – have a non-delegable duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. If you are injured due to a property owner’s failure to do so, you may be entitled to compensation. Whether you trip and fall, slip and fall, or are otherwise injured because of a defective condition on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for your lost wages, medical expenses and the pain and suffering that you endure due to your injuries.

  • Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Falls Down Stairs
  • Sidewalk Accidents in New York City
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Escalator Accidents
  • Failures to Comply with Building and Construction Codes
  • Eye Injuries
  • Protect Your Rights

Truck Accidents

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Truck accident injuries are generally extremely severe due to the sheer mass of trucks, and their relative size and weight when compared to cars, motorcycles, and especially pedestrians. Truck accident lawsuits are often more complicated than typical car accident cases, as there are special rules and insurance issues that must be addressed. Our team of Bronx truck accident lawyers is intimately familiar with all of the intricacies of truck accident lawsuits, and will teach you exactly what your rights are if you are injured in a Bronx truck crash. If you have been injured in a Bronx truck accident, you need top personal injury attorneys to represent you if you want to stand a chance of obtaining full compensation in court.

  • Semi-Truck Accidents
  • Special Rules in Truck Accident Cases
  • Insurance Issues in Truck Accidents
  • Liability for a Truck Accident
  • Truck Accidents Due to Driver Exhaustion
  • Trucking Pedestrian Accidents

Motorcylcle Accidents

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Motorcycles are subject to the very same rights and privileges as any other motor vehicle on the road in the Bronx and throughout New York City. The very same rules of the road that apply to any other driver apply to motorcyclists. When motorcycle accidents do occur, the injuries suffered by the motorcyclist are almost always extremely severe. Contact our Bronx motorcycle accident lawyers today to learn whether you may be entitled to compensation for all of your pain and suffering, lost wages, lost benefits and medical expenses that the negligence of another driver caused you if you are the victim of a Bronx motorcycle accident.

  • Rules of the Road for Motorcycles
  • No-Fault Rules in Motorcycle Accidents

Wrongful Death

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If a loved one is killed due to the negligence of another, the family members of the deceased accident victim may be able to obtain compensation in the form of a claim for wrongful death and conscious pain and suffering. Our Bronx wrongful death lawyers will help family members make arrangements to establish an estate of the deceased person in surrogate’s court, and will prosecute their claims for wrongful death and conscious pain and suffering to ensure that family members – especially young children of parents whose lives were unfairly taken due to negligence – have the financial support that they need. Whatever the cause of death, if negligence is involved, our Bronx wrongful death lawyers can be an invaluable resource to a grieving family, and offer to represent the family free of charge unless a recovery is obtained.

  • Wrongful Death Generally – Claims for Economic Loss
  • Conscious Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Sepulcher – The Loss of a Dead Person’s Body
  • Fatal Construction Accidents
  • Fatal Car and Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death due to Medical Malpractice

Brain Injuries

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Brain injuries are among the most serious and debilitating types of injuries that can occur. Permanent damages can range from loss of memory all the way to being completely comatose and bedridden on a permanent basis. Brain injuries can be caused in a variety of different ways, including through head trauma, stroke or infarction, or a deprivation of oxygen. Our Bronx brain injury lawyers are well-versed in the medical concepts involved in brain injury lawsuits, and will help you and your family obtain the full measure of your damages – including pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages and other losses of benefits – if negligence or medical malpractice is the cause of a brain injury anywhere in the Bronx or elsewhere in New York City.

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Strokes and Infarctions
  • Hypoxic Brain Damage

Broken Bones and Fractures

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If you have been the victim of a Bronx personal injury accident involving broken bones, our team will help you recover maximum compensation in the form of pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages to which you are entitled. Whether caused by a motor vehicle accident, a construction accident or a trip-and-fall accident, broken bones often result in permanent disabilities. Even after fracture injuries heal, the effects on the functionality of the human body can last a lifetime. Contact our Bronx personal injury lawyers today if you have been injured and suffered a broken bone due to the negligence of another person.

Burn Injuries

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Burns are among the most painful of all types of injuries. Everybody knows that even small burns are extraordinarily painful, and present serious health risks such as infection if not properly treated on an immediate basis. Our burn injury lawyers will help you hold those responsible accountable if you are injured in a burn injury accident anywhere in the Bronx or elsewhere in New York City. We will assist you in obtaining the proper medical treatment – ranging from routine wound care to skin graft surgery – if you require a referral, and will hire the best medical experts to make sure that the jury in your Bronx personal injury lawsuit understands what you have been through if you suffer a burn injury.

  • Burns Caused by Explosions
  • Chemical Burns
  • Electrical Burns
  • Fire Safety
  • First Degree Burns
  • Second Degree Burns
  • Third Degree Burns

Spine Injuries

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The spine is the superhighway of our central nervous system, and any damage sustained to the spine – whether the spinal cord, intravertebral discs, nerve roots, or other structures in the spine – can cause a lifetime of pain, suffering and hardship. Whether caused by a construction accident, a car accident, a trip-and-fall accident, or at the hands of a negligent surgeon who commits medical malpractice, spinal injuries are always serious, and can cause a cascade of problems from which a spine injury victim may never fully recover. Jesse Minc and the attorneys at his firm are proud of their substantial experience and resounding success representing Bronx spine injury victims, and have the deep understanding of spinal injury medicine necessary to obtain maximum compensation for their clients who have suffered spinal injuries.

  • Herniated and Bulging Discs
  • Vertebral Fractures
  • Quadriplegic Injury
  • Paraplegic Injury

Civil Rights

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Americans value their civil rights, and have since the founding fathers enshrined them in our Constitution nearly three hundred years ago. Unfortunately, the government – and especially the police and corrections officers – often violates these rights, causing serious physical and emotional injuries to the victims of civil rights violations. When the police unlawfully discriminate or abuse their authority, victims are left feeling helpless and extremely violated. Our Bronx excessive force lawyers and civil rights attorneys have the experience and knowledge necessary to win your excessive force lawsuit, and will fight to the end of the earth to ensure that you receive the justice you deserve. If you have been wrongfully arrested or falsely imprisoned, our wrongful arrest lawyers and police abuse attorneys know how to prepare your case to make sure you are compensated for these abuses of power.

  • Use of Excessive Force
  • Wrongful Arrest
  • False Imprisonment
  • Unlawful Discrimination
  • Civil Rights Claims – 42. U.S.C. § 1983

Workers' Compensation

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Though we are personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers, and not pure Workers’ Compensation lawyers, we can often assist clients with certain aspects of their Workers’ Compensation claims such as by referring prospective clients to other Workers’ Compensation attorneys and handling a third-party negligence action against anyone other than your employer who may be responsible for your injuries. Please click through the links in this section of this website for a further explanation of the services that Jesse Minc may offer to clients regarding Workers’ Compensation.

  • On-the-Job Injuries
  • Indemnity – Lost Wages
  • Medical Coverage – Payments for Medical Treatment
  • The “Exclusive Remedy” Rule – No Suing Your Employer
  • Third-Party Negligence for On-the-Job Injuries

Social Security Disability

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Though we are personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers, and not pure Social Security Disability lawyers, we can often assist clients with certain aspects of their Social Security claims such as by referring prospective clients to other Social Security Disability attorneys and handling negligence claims against those who caused your injuries and disability. Please click through the links in this section of this website for a further explanation of the services that Jesse Minc may offer to clients regarding Social Security Disability.

  • Qualifying for SSD Benefits
  • Applying for SSD Benefits
  • Denial of Benefits and Appeals Process

Public Transportation Accidents and Government Liability

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New York City’s public transportation system is among the largest in the world, carrying millions of people per day around the Bronx and other boroughs. The City of New York – our local government – is as large and complex as the governments of most states around our country. When mass transit accidents – including train accidents, subway accidents, bus accidents and ferry accidents – occur, the consequences are often devastating to the injured and their families. The government enjoys special legal benefits that private persons and companies who commit negligence do not enjoy, which apply to any case in which the government is a defendant, including accidents involving mass transit. Our Bronx personal injury lawyers have extensive experience with these special rules and will educate you about your rights if you are injured due to governmental negligence or in a public transportation accident.

  • Public Transportation Accidents
    • Subway and Train Accidents
    • Bus Accidents
    • Ferry Accidents
  • The Notice of Claim Requirement and Shortened Statutes of Limitation
  • Governmental Immunity and Qualified Immunity
  • Governmental Premises Liability on Public Lands, Sidewalks and Roadways
  • Negligent Roadway Design
  • The N.Y.C. “Pothole Law” – Prior Written Notice Requirement