Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer
Whether you need to file a no-fault claim with your own insurance, seek compensation from another driver, or pursue damages from a third party, we can help you successfully conclude your claim.
From soft-tissue damage and bone fractures to catastrophic brain and spinal damage, a personal injury could qualify you to seek financial compensation from the party responsible for causing your accident.
Commercial trucking accidents are often complicated, as any of the parties involved with running and operating the truck could bear some of the blame. Our firm can help you determine who’s responsible.
As an injured motorcyclist, you have to be careful that an insurer doesn’t try to blame you for what happened. Let us help you build a case that proves who was truly at fault for the crash.
You might be eligible for far more than just work comp if a third party or willful negligence were involved in causing your construction injury. We’ll help you get fully compensated.
If a fatal accident caused by someone else’s carelessness or poor judgment led to your loved one’s wrongful death, we can help you seek the justice and compensation your family deserves.
When you visit a doctor, you never expect to become a victim of medical negligence. With our help, you can hold a careless healthcare provider accountable for the injuries or illness you’ve suffered.
You shouldn’t suffer an injury because a property owner failed to take care of a hazard that was dangerous to visitors. Let us help you prove their responsibility and recover compensation.
What We Do
Honesty, Integrity, Ethics
Siler & Ingber, LLP isn’t like other law firms. We believe in holding ourselves to the highest standard possible. Everything we do is done with our core values in mind: honesty, integrity, and ethics. When you work with a Long Island personal injury lawyer from our firm, the representation you receive will have these principles at its foundation.
From the moment you come in for your free consultation, the answers and opinions you receive will be nothing short of the honest truth. We won’t lead you on or give you misleading information. We want you to have the information you need to make informed decisions, and we will meet you at the location that is most convenient for you—even if you’re still in the hospital.
Likewise, we know that when we take up your case, we are representing you. It’s a point of pride for us that we not let you down. When we negotiate with the at-fault party or their representative, it will be with your best interests in mind. When we go before a judge and jury, it will be to deliver your story as it happened and what you’ve been through since. We are here for you.
In-Depth Insurance Company Knowledge
Jeff Siler, one of our founding partners, represented the insurance companies for over twenty-five years before taking up the cause of helping injury victims. This makes our firm uniquely well-equipped to take on the arguments and defenses put forth by the insurers as we have inside knowledge of their tactics and strategies.
Whether the insurance tries to blame you for your injury or tries to bully you into settling for a low amount, your Long Island personal injury lawyer will be able to see through the tactic and advise you accordingly.
Results That Speak for Themselves
Siler & Ingber, LLP has a proven record of getting results, whether in the courtroom or at the negotiating table. We win over 98 percent of our cases, and we are aggressive in obtaining the compensation our clients need.
Having recovered over $50 million on behalf of our clients, we know how to properly value a claim, and can prevent you from accepting an inadequate settlement amount that leaves you paying for damages out of pocket years later. We’re so confident that we can get the results you need that we have a no-fee promise: If we don’t win your case, you don’t owe us a single penny.
Siler & Ingber: When you need a winning personal injury attorney who truly cares about you as a person.
We only win when you do!
A PERSONAL INJURY CASE TIMELINE
Seek Medical Attention
1. Seek medical attention
Immediately after experiencing an accident, your energy and focus should be entirely on receiving the proper medical attention for the injuries you have suffered. It is vital to get the proper medical care and have documentation to support the care you received. Ongoing treatment for your injuries is also very important for your own health.
Hire Siler & Ingber, LLP
2. Hire Siler & Ingber, LLP
Once you have been treated and are ready, it is important to have an attorney help you facilitate payment of medical bills, discover insurance benefits and begin to build your case in the most detailed, timely and aggressive manner. Hiring the law firm of Siler & Ingber is the first step in fighting for the justice you deserve.
File an Insurance Claim
File a Lawsuit
4.File a lawsuit
A lawsuit begins when you are unable to reach an out of court resolution with the other party. After determining which insurance policy will cover your injuries you can get the personal injury lawsuit process started by working with our law firm where we will be filing your complaint in the appropriate venue of your state's court system. Our attorneys will draft a complaint detailing each allegation against the defendant. We will then have a process server serve the lawsuit on the other party. The other party is required to answer the complaint within 30 days.
5. Discovery process
The discovery process is a pre-trial period of time when each party has the opportunity to learn more about the case by obtaining evidence through requests for answers to interrogatories, request for production of documents, request for admissions and depositions. The procedure of discovery can last many months to years depending on the complexity of the case.
Build Up Your Case for Trial
6. Build up your case for trial
The first thing that a lawyer will do is thoroughly interview you about how the accident happened, your background, and your medical condition and medical treatment. Our attorneys will then help you in collecting accident information, evidence, any witness statements and handle any inquiries from insurance investigators.
Alternate Dispute Resolution
7.Alternate dispute resolution
All parties may voluntarily engage in alternative dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and negotiations. Mediation is a process when both clients and lawyers meet with a mediator- a trained professional that will facilitate meaningful and effective negotiations. An arbitration functions similarly to a trial in which the parties present evidence, testimony and argument to an arbitrator who will then make a final decision on the outcome of the case.
If and when alternative dispute resolution agreements are not met, the case will proceed to trial. Personal injury trials are typically before a jury, unless both parties prefer the case to be presented to a judge. A personal injury trial can take a day or a couple of weeks depending on the complexity of the case as well as the court’s schedule.
Recent Case Results
Hit In Rear Accident
Ambulance & Tractor Trailer / Truck Accident
Meet Our Team
Matthew Happaney Investigator
Anela Kolenovic paralegal
Blanca Solorzano paralegal
Vanessa Alvarez paralegal
Dina Fiore legal assistant
Yojaira Fernandez paralegal
A Reputation You Can Trust
Our firm has a stellar reputation both within the Long Island community and the legal world. Insurance companies and opposing attorneys understand that we have integrity and that we stand by our core values of honesty and ethical conduct. Because of that, they know that we won’t settle for anything less than everything you deserve, which puts you into a strong negotiating position right from the start.
About Siler & Ingber, LLP
Legal Representation Tailored to Your Needs
Suffering a serious injury in an accident is all but certain to throw your life into chaos. From medical bills to emotional trauma to lost income, you can rapidly find yourself in a situation where you simply don’t know how to get your life back on track. When someone else was at fault for what happened—whether it was a car crash, work injury, medical malpractice, or another type of accident—it can add that sense of injustice that makes things all the more unbearable.
Every Long Island personal injury lawyer from Siler & Ingber, LLP is dedicated to helping people in situations just like this. Our firm’s primary goal will be obtaining the full compensation you need to recover your health as much as possible and protect your financial well-being. Whether this means negotiating a settlement or building your case to go to trial, we will take every step necessary to resolve your case in the most effective and optimal manner possible.
Proud Members of the Long Island Community
Siler & Ingber, LLP believes in being a part of the community that we serve. We don’t just help people get what they need to move on from unfortunate accidents, we actively give back. We don’t want to see our friends and neighbors get injured, so we make it a point to make information available that can help keep you and your family safe.
We distinguish ourselves from other firms by forming lasting connections with our clients. We get to know you as a person—not a case. Because of that, you’ll know that your Long Island personal injury lawyer is fully invested in helping you through your injury experience.
At Siler & Ingber, LLP,we do more than just represent you—we invest in you and your future.
Public Charities & Organizations
Over the years, we have supported public charities and organizations including but not limited to:
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