Personal Injury Lawyers in the
Hudson Valley, NY

Injured in the Hudson Valley? You don't have to face this alone. Our compassionate personal injury lawyers will fight tirelessly for your rights. We'll handle the legal complexities so you can focus on healing. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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Worker's Injury
$2.45M

A worker was injured when a ceiling panel fell on his head.

Construction Worker Excavation Fall
$2.3M

A construction worker who fell in excavation.

Pedestrian Electrocuted - Jury Verdict
$1.8M

A pedestrian was electrocuted by stray voltage.

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This is more than just
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Your Fight Is Our Fight: Relentless Representation for Hudson Valley Injury Victims

Based in Warwick, The Ahearne Law Firm has been a trusted resource for the people of the Hudson Valley since 2012. With additional offices in New Hyde Park, Middletown, Melville, and Queens, we're committed to serving our community.

We know that when an accident turns your life upside down, you need more than just a lawyer — you need a trusted ally. Our team brings decades of combined experience to every personal injury case, ensuring strategic and skilled representation. We'll listen to your story, develop a personalized legal strategy, and fight tirelessly to protect your rights.

We believe in results. Our attorneys have successfully negotiated substantial settlements and won significant jury verdicts. But more importantly, we help our clients find the resources and support they need to start rebuilding their lives.

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Hudson Valley Personal Injury Claims
We Can Help With

The Ahearne Law Firm, PLLC has the experience and resources to handle a wide range of personal injury claims. If you've been injured due to the negligence of another, we can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.

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Construction Accidents

Whether it's a scaffolding collapse or machinery malfunction, our attorneys have the skill to handle intricate construction accident claims. Let us be your voice in seeking justice and securing the compensation you're entitled to.

We Also Help You With:
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Falling Object Accidents
  • Welding Accidents
  • Crane Accidents
  • Roofing Accidents
  • Toxic Exposure Accidents
  • Electrocution Accidents
  • Demolition Accidents
  • Overexertion Injuries
  • Explosion Accidents
  • Trench & Excavation Accidents
  • & more
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The Fight for Fair Compensation Starts Here

Insurance companies aren't on your side. We are. Our team has a proven track record of securing the maximum compensation our clients deserve. Schedule your free consultation to learn how we'll fight tirelessly for your rights.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in the Hudson Valley?

At Ahearne Law Firm, we work on a contingency fee basis for all personal injury cases. This means:

  • You Pay Nothing Upfront: There are no out-of-pocket costs to start your case
  • We Only Get Paid if You Do: Our attorney fees are a percentage of the settlement or verdict we secure for you
  • Free Consultation: We offer free, no-obligation consultations to discuss your case and explain our fees in detail

Our goal is to make quality legal representation accessible to everyone. We want you to focus on recovering, not on worrying about legal bills.

The Four Elements of Negligence: What You Need to Know

To win a personal injury lawsuit, you must prove the other party was negligent. In legal terms negligence has four key elements:

  • Duty of Care: The at-fault party had a legal responsibility to act in a way that prevents harm to others
  • Breach of Duty: The at-fault party failed to uphold their duty of care
  • Causation: The breach of duty directly caused your injuries
  • Damages: You suffered losses as a result of the injury, such as medical bills, lost wages, or pain and suffering

For example, if a driver breached their duty of care by speeding and caused an accident that resulted in your injuries, you may be entitled to damages. A skilled personal injury attorney knows how to gather evidence to prove each of these elements. This may include witness statements, accident reports, medical records, and expert testimony.

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Compensation for Your Losses: Personal Injury Damages

A serious injury can have a devastating impact on your life, both financially and emotionally. New York law allows you to seek compensation for various losses, including:

When to File Your Hudson Valley Personal Injury Lawsuit

The statute of limitations is a law that sets a strict deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit in New York. In most cases, you have three years from the date of your injury to file a claim. If you miss this deadline, you could lose your right to seek compensation entirely.

However, there are some exceptions to this general rule. For example, the statute of limitations may be extended if:

  • The injury was not immediately discovered
  • The injured person is a minor
  • The at-fault party is a government entity (special notice requirements apply)

It's crucial to consult with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident. They can help you understand the specific deadlines that apply to your case and ensure your rights are protected.

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Determining the Value of Your Hudson Valley Injury Claim

The amount of compensation you can receive for a personal injury claim depends on several factors. There's no simple calculator for determining the payout. Here are some of the key factors that influence the value of your claim:

  • Severity of Injuries: More serious injuries typically lead to higher compensation since they require extensive medical treatment and ongoing care and may impact your ability to work
  • Economic Losses: This includes medical expenses, lost income, and any reduction in your future earning potential
  • Non-Economic Losses: This covers intangible losses, such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life
  • Liability: Having multiple responsible parties or a portion of responsibility stemming from your own actions can impact the amount of compensation you receive
  • Insurance Coverage: The available insurance coverage of the at-fault party may play a role in how much you can ultimately recover

Your lawyer will weigh the factors involved in your case and determine the maximum potential settlement you can pursue.

The Timeline: How Long do Hudson Valley Injury Cases Take?

The timeline for resolving a personal injury case can vary widely. Here are the key factors that can impact the timeline:

  • Severity of Injuries: Cases involving complex injuries and ongoing medical treatment often take longer to resolve, as it's important to understand the full extent of your damages
  • Clarity of Liability: When it's clear who was at fault, cases tend to resolve more quickly, but complex cases involving disputes over liability can add time
  • Negotiations: The majority of personal injury cases settle without a trial, so the length of time depends on the complexity of the case and how quickly the parties can reach an agreement
  • Trial: If your case goes to trial, it could add several months or more to the process

 Need Legal Help After an Accident in the Hudson Valley?

We understand the challenges you're facing. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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What Our Clients Say

Why Trust The Ahearne Law Firm with
Your Injury Case?

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Full-Service Firm

Our comprehensive approach means we handle all aspects of your case, from fighting with insurance companies to maximizing the value of your claim.

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Clients Become Our Family

We treat every client like they're part of our family, providing personalized attention and unwavering support.

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High-Profile Case Representation

Our team has the skills and resources to handle even the most complex and high-stakes cases.

Take the First Step Toward Justice

Don't let an injury derail your life. We're here to guide you through the legal process and fight for the compensation you deserve. Schedule your free consultation now and let's start building your case.

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