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Personal Injury Lawyers

Representing injured clients across NY, NJ and Chicago, IL
who seek compensation for injuries caused by negligence.

Maximizing Compensation and Recovery

High medical costs, lost hours and wages from being out of work, and other damages, make it expensive to get injured. Fortunately, filing a personal injury case can help those who are injured due to the negligence of another party.

In these cases, having an experienced and trusted personal injury attorney by your side to maximize your settlement can help you recover financially, enhance your physical recovery, and increase your quality of life. Filing a personal injury claim can help you pay for lost wages, recovery costs and other damages directly caused by your accident. Call 855-GOT-SOBO or contact them online for a free consultation.

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Jonathan Qiumby
Jonathan Qiumby
February 20, 2024
I was hurt at work and I didn’t know what to do. My livelihood was at stake because I could barely walk. A freind suggested that I call Sobo&Sobo. They navigated me through the difficulties of Workers compensation. All I had to do was go to the doctors appointments,rest and get better. They were attentive to my questions and explained things so that I could understand the difficult legal matters I faced. They are kind people that did their best for me. I’m very happy with the results of my case and I can’t make enough of a suggestion to obtain their services if you’re facing a personal injury crisis. Craig Fine and Jassenia helped me immensely and I’m so grateful. Thank you Sobo& Sobo!!!!
stephen strober
stephen strober
February 15, 2024
A very friendly and efficient law office.They accomplished the sale of my home without a hitch.I highly recommend them.
Miecha Stergis
Miecha Stergis
February 9, 2024
Tom and Kelly in the Monticello office were wonderful to work with would refer them to anyone
emmani robinson
emmani robinson
February 9, 2024
They were great they helped me a lot. I would say I wish they communicated with me more. I have to call them plenty of times to see what’s going on with my case. But overall they are great
Isabella Johaneman
Isabella Johaneman
February 3, 2024
The best car accident law firm! Great experience!
Jamie Noyes Noyes
Jamie Noyes Noyes
February 3, 2024
The absolute best personal injury attorneys in New York, i recommend them to everyone!!
Robert Emanuelli
Robert Emanuelli
February 1, 2024
Thomas Kandias along with Emily Reed, Esq. Social Security Disability Attorney. Took care of my case I was treated like family. Also Kelly and Ashley who work with Thomas. For over two years they fought hard for me to get a fair settlement. I really appreciate them along with caring about my healing . I would recommend them to anyone who needs a law firm because they know accident law and care a lot for their clients. I wish to thank them publicly and wish them all Best Regards. Rob

What is a ‘Personal Injury?’

A personal injury case is a legal dispute that’s pursuable if one individual is harmed via an accident at least partially caused by another party. The guilty party may have acted negligently in order to cause the accident. However, negligence isn’t the only basis on which a case can rest.

No matter the cause, a personal injury case only proceeds when the injured party starts the process to bring the person or organization they believe to be responsible for their injuries to court.

Personal Injury Case Timeline

You got hurt.

Don’t stress, we’ve got you covered.
  • An accident occurs causing an injury. This can be any type of accident (motor vehicle, slip/trip and fall, construction, dog bite, or other) as long as it was at least partially the fault of someone or something else, and caused an injury.
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Intake Process

  • Sobo & Sobo’s response team gathers necessary evidence, and ensures medical bills are covered. The first 24-48 hours after an accident are critical to preserve evidence, notify the proper insurance companies, and collect available benefits. The Sobo & Sobo response team is trained to ensure your case starts on the right foot.
Sobo & Sobo Personal Injury Lawyer Intake Process

Medical Records Collected

  • In personal injury law, claims are often evaluated based on what is written in the medical records. Sobo & Sobo has trained professionals who are dedicated to obtaining your medical records quickly and efficiently. Sobo & Sobo will pay for the records and only gets reimbursed if the firm wins the case.
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Settlement Discussion Begins

  • A case can settle at any time. We carefully review the available medical records so we can include all the injuries in getting the maximum compensation for your case.
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Lawsuit Filed

  • If the case is not able to settle early, a lawsuit is filed (this does not mean the client ever had to go to court!). We believe in our clients and our cases. If the insurance company is not willing to settle early, Sobo & Sobo will file a lawsuit for you. Almost all cases do eventually settle without you ever having to go to Court.
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Discovery

  • Exchange of information between the parties in the lawsuit, called “discovery.” Sobo & Sobo’s legal team will ensure the discovery phase of litigation goes smoothly, including exchanging the required documents and obtaining the right expert witness reports.
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Settlement

  • With the Court’s assistance, a settlement is reached in almost every case. Congratulations! If we accept your case, chances are you will win a successful settlement. At Sobo & Sobo, winning together is who we are and what we do.
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Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

Statutes of limitations are time frames within which a person can file a specific type of legal claim. Every state has its own statutes of limitations in place, with state-specific deadlines, rules and exceptions for filing different types of lawsuits.

For example, in New York, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally three years from the date of an injury. This means that a person has three years from the date they were injured to file a valid personal injury lawsuit against a negligent party.

In New Jersey and Illinois, the statue of limitations is generally two years from the date of the accident.

However, there are some exceptions to this rule. For example, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims can be affected by the age of the person at the time of the injury, and whether the person filing is considered legally incapacitated. In any case, it’s always best to consult with a personal injury attorney before filing in order to understand any legal complexities unique to your case.

Types of Personal Injury Cases

These are just a few examples, but personal injury can include any type of harm that resulted from another person’s negligence.

From single-car rollover accidents to head-on collisions, drivers and pedestrians who are victims of virtually any type of motor vehicle accident may be eligible for compensation.

Dog bites, slip (trip) and falls, and any other injury sustained due to the failure to follow safety standards by a third party may make victims eligible for compensation.

Employers are responsible for ensuring workers are equipped with proper safety tools and equipment. They are also responsible for making sure work areas are hazard-free. Workers injured due to the employer’s negligence to abide by safety standards may receive compensation for injuries, as well as lost wages from days spent out of work.

When manufacturers fail to implement proper safety measures, defective drugs and devices may be sold to unwary consumers. Those that are injured by these products may be eligible for compensation—especially those that are prescribed defective products by medical professionals.

All damages from surgical mishaps, faulty prescriptions and improperly administered medical devices all can be covered with compensation from a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Untimely deaths caused by the negligent acts of another person. Even if the negligent actions weren’t intentional, or the defendant didn’t have the intention to kill, they can still be held liable for any resulting deaths.

Winning Personal Injury Attorneys on Your Side

No Fee Unless We Win

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Common Injuries In Personal Injury Lawsuits

Virtually any injury sustained in an accident can be eligible for compensation, if the opposing party is found to be at least somewhat liable for the accident. Some of the most common types of injuries covered include:

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Broken Bones
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Torn Ligaments and
Musculoskeletal Injuries
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Head Injuries, Including Concussions
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Piercings, Cuts and Lacerations
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Disfigurement or Scarring
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Permanent Disabilities
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Burns or Abrasions
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Loss of Sight and/or Hearing
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Loss of Communicative and/or
Cognitive Abilities
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Damage to Respiratory System,
Urinary System, or Gastrointestinal System
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Lead Poisoning, or Other Types
of Poisoning Sickness

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Have You Been
Injured?

The very first thing you should do is seek treatment by a medical professional, and be sure mention all the areas of pain or injury. Second: call Sobo & Sobo to secure your rights.

You likely have a personal injury if: (1) you were in an accident that was not entirely your fault, and (2) you sustained an injury from the accident.

The Sobo & Sobo “No Fee Guarantee” puts in writing that there is never a charge unless the firm, wins money for the client.

No-Fault refers to the legal system that requires the insurance company for the vehicle that you are occupying to pay for certain benefits such as medical bills and lost wages, regardless of who caused the accident. New York, for example, has a no-fault law that requires the insurance company for the vehicle you occupy to pay benefits even if that vehicle did not cause the accident.

There are different statute of limitations in New York, and exceptions that can add additional time. While every case is different, the statute of limitations in New York for personal injury claims is three years from the date of the accident.