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ABOUT the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC

You need a legal advocate in your corner during the difficult times in your life. You’ve come to the right law firm.

For example, when you have suffered a devastating injury in an accident, you may be feeling unsure what your next steps should be. Do you just try to figure out how to cover all of these medical bills? How will you pay your bills when you’re out of work? What is your recovery process going to look like from here?

What if we told you that you didn’t have to go through this alone?

At the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC, we strive to bring our clients the peace of mind they deserve after going through such a traumatic experience. Our goal is to closely review every case and search for not only compensation for the victim but an opportunity to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.


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No one ever expects or is prepared to be seriously injured in an accident. If you’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed at the thought of the financial burden of the accident, the extent of your injuries, or the psychological trauma of the accident, you aren’t alone. At the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC, we have helped many accident survivors like you pick up the pieces of their lives after personal injuries, car accidents, and construction accidents on Long Island, among many other case types.

With our firm by your side, you’ll have a team of respected legal professionals advocating for your right to maximum compensation for your suffering. We’ll be here and available every step of the way to answer your questions and fight for your right to justice.

When to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer on Long Island

You’re Involved in an Accident

After being in a Long Island car accident or slip-and-fall, injured by a defective product or dog bite, or getting injured in another accident, speak with a personal injury lawyer for help considering your legal options.

You’ve Suffered Catastrophic Injuries

Some people walk away from accidents unscathed. But when your accident has resulted in devastating injuries, it may be in your best interests to move forward with a Long Island personal injury claim.

Someone Else Is At Fault

Should you be stuck dealing with the consequences of an accident you didn’t cause? No.

When another individual or entity is responsible for causing your injuries, they can be held accountable in civil court.

Your Life Is Negatively Impacted

You may be experiencing financial hardship, psychological trauma, or debilitating injuries that could last a lifetime. You’re entitled to justice, and the liable party should cover all your financial and nonfinancial losses.

You Don’t Know What to Do Next

If you’re confused about whether you have a case or what your next steps should be, your best bet is to reach out and speak with a personal injury lawyer for some clarity.

You need legal representation you can count on during this difficult time in your life.

Long Island

Personal Injury FAQ

After you have suffered a serious injury in Suffolk or Nassau County, the last thing you want to do is spend your energy trying to find answers, even if your questions are pressing.

With this in mind, we have included a brief FAQ that includes some of the more common questions injury victims like you have had regarding their claims. If your question hasn’t been answered here, please contact our office to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation so we can further discuss the details of your case.

How long do I have to file my personal injury claim?

It depends on the circumstances of the injury and who was at fault. Deadlines can be as soon as thirty days from the date of the accident, so it is imperative you contact a Long Island injury attorney immediately.

Can I file a claim if my child is injured?

Yes, you can file for an injured child. Children who suffer at the hands of another have just as much right to be made whole after an accident as an adult. You’ll advocate for them and file the claim on their behalf so they can get the compensation they deserve.

What happens if I’m partially responsible for the accident?

Sharing fault doesn’t mean you are unable to be awarded compensation for your suffering. It does mean that your award will be reduced by your portion of fault under New York’s comparative negligence laws. If you are, say, ten percent liable, your settlement will be reduced by ten percent.

How does the personal injury claims process work?

Every claim is different, but you’ll start out by meeting your Long Island injury lawyer during a free consultation. Then, we’ll investigate, gather evidence, and file an insurance claim. From there, it may be appropriate to head to court. Discuss what your claims process might look like with your lawyer.

What is my claim worth?

That depends on the ways your life has been impacted by both the accident and your injuries. Your personal injury lawyer on Long Island will need to take every single loss into consideration, including financial losses, emotional trauma, and physical injuries you’ve endured, in order to maximize your injury settlement.



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