Can you sue for a car accident in NYC?
A claimant must be able to prove that they have suffered a “serious injury” to successfully claim compensation beyond the benefits provided by no-fault insurance coverage. This will allow the injured party to sue the liable party based on negligence or demand compensation based on their auto liability insurance policy.
How much can you get out of pain and suffering?
How is Pain and Suffering Calculated? There is no clear pain and suffering calculator, either for a judge and jury or for an insurance company. Typically, pain and suffering get based on a percentage of your special damages: usually between 1.5 and 5 times the special damages from your claim.
How long after a car accident can you sue in NY?
In New York, you have three years from the date of the crash to file a lawsuit.