Bay Ridge Personal Injury Attorney
Approximately 85,000 people call the 2.1 square mile community of Bay Ridge "home." Located on the southwest coast of Brooklyn, the neighborhood is bordered by the Narrows and the Belt Parkway to the west, Dyker Heights to the east, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to the south, and Sunset Park to the north. Individuals and families looking to move to Bay Ridge are lured by its vibrant, tight-knit community. Throughout Bay Ridge, including streets like 90th Street, Senator Street, 4th Avenue, 76th Street, 78th Street, 96th Street, Ridge Boulevard, 83rd Street, and Marine Avenue, you will find a variety of residences like apartment buildings, townhouses, condominiums, multi-family homes, and single-family homes, including large waterfront properties on Shore Road. Residents and visitors enjoy the appealing mix of new and long-established stores, restaurants, and coffee shops in Bay Ridge. Although large chain stores like Foot Locker, Banana Republic, and Sephora call Bay Ridge home, this section of Brooklyn is also a destination for small boutiques and restaurants that boast a delicious variety of cuisines. As the popularity of Bay Ridge has increased, more and more people have flocked to the neighborhood, which has increased car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. This increase in traffic has led to more accidents each day in Bay Ridge.
With thousands of people driving buses, cars, trucks and taxis on Route 278 and the Belt Parkway and driving through Bay Ridge on roads like 3rd Avenue, 5th Avenue, Colonial Road, Bay Ridge Parkway, and 86th Street, accidents are bound to happen. Parents with strollers walk children to school while other kids bike or are driven to bus stops, subway stations, and schoolyards each morning and afternoon. Accidents are prevalent at the 86th Street and 4th Avenue intersection as people flock to and from Bay Ridge's busy shopping district.
Meet Mark Chalfin, Personal Injury Attorney
History in Bay Ridge
Mark Chalfin is known in Bay Ridge as a top personal injury lawyer with over 45 years of experience. As a long-time resident of Brooklyn, Mark understands the area's neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. He has an outstanding reputation in Bay Ridge for representing people who have been injured in accidents and getting them the monetary compensation they deserve. Mark is a leading personal injury attorney who has won settlements and verdicts in more than 1,000 cases and obtained over $20 million in damages for clients who were victims of automobile, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, slip and fall, and other types of accidents.
Case Highlight: Pedestrian Accident Settlement $100,000
A 62 year old Park Slope woman was standing at the intersection of Prospect Park West and 3rd Street, when 2 cars collided with each other, sending one of the cars onto the sidewalk striking the woman. As a result she suffered a broken leg and missed several months of work. We made sure that she received the best medical care available, got all of her medical bills paid, obtained compensation for the time she lost from work and was able to settle her case for the full amount of the insurance policy covering the car that hit her.
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Car Accident Lawyer
Bay Ridge has become more congested with automobile traffic, and reckless drivers cause many accidents each year. People on their way to work, stores, and schools like St. Anselm Elementary, P.S. 264 Bay Ridge Elementary School for the Arts, P.S 185 Walter Kassenbrock, Kaloidis Parochial School, Visitation Academy, P.S-I.S 104 The Fort Hamilton School, P.S. 127 McKinley Park, Bay Ridge Preparatory School, Holy Angels Catholic Academy, Ralph A. Fabrizio School, P.S.-I.S. 30 Mary Ovington, J.H.S. 259 William McKinley, and Fontbonne Hall Academy contribute to the heavy traffic. If you have been injured in an automobile accident, it is essential that you contact an experienced Flatbush car accident attorney immediately to learn what benefits you are entitled to receive.
Slip & Fall Lawyer
The retail stores, coffee shops, and restaurants in Bay Ridge attract thousands of people each week. People visiting from surrounding areas and residents of Bay Ridge enjoy the bustling downtown area on 4th and 5th Avenues. Business owners and owners of residential rental buildings in Bay Ridge are duty-bound to keep their properties safe for customers and tenants. If you have suffered a slip and fall accident due to unsafe conditions, you need an expert premises liability attorney on your side! Contact Mark Chalpin's office for a free consultation right away.
Many people enjoy traveling around Bay Ridge on motorcycles. Unfortunately, motorcycles are often involved in accidents with other vehicles. If you are a motorcyclist who was injured in an accident, it is essential that you contact an experienced Bay Ridge motorcycle accident attorney immediately to determine what compensation you deserve.
Bike Accident Lawyer
Bicyclists are a common site in Bay Ridge, and Citi Bike rental kiosks on 3rd Avenue and 86th Street have made it even more convenient to travel by bicycle. With more bicycles on the streets than ever before, accidents involving bikes have increased. If you are a bicyclist who was injured in an accident, it is essential that you contact an experienced bike accident lawyer right away who can protect your rights and get you compensated for your losses.
People in Bay Ridge like to spend some of their free time walking to places like Owl's Head Park, Shore Road Promenade, and running along the Belt Parkway path. Pedestrians crowd the streets and sidewalks along 4th and 5th Avenues each day, trying to cross the roads safely. With thousands of vehicles on Bay Ridge roads every day, pedestrian accidents are relatively common. If you are a pedestrian who has been injured in an accident involving a motor vehicle, it is essential that you contact an experienced Bay Ridge pedestrian accident attorney right away to learn what benefits you are entitled to receive.
Car Service, Taxi & Uber
Car services like Uber and taxis drive the streets of Bay Ridge more hours per week than any other type of vehicle. Since they are so prevalent, it is not surprising that they are involved in more accidents than other vehicles. If you were a driver or passenger in a taxi, car service, or Uber, contact Mark Chalfin, the expert Bay Ridge personal injury lawyer.
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The Law Office of Mark Chalfin is a personal injury law firm that was established in 1977, specializing in obtaining monetary damages for clients who were injured in all types of accidents.
Let Me Fight for You!
If you have been injured in an accident in Bay Ridge, you could be facing high medical expenses, loss of income, and physical and emotional pain. You need a strong, aggressive, experienced accident lawyer to fight for you and protect your rights. Mark Chalfin is the experienced Bay Ridge personal injury lawyer who is willing to battle with the insurance company to ensure that you get the compensation you are entitled to receive. As an accident attorney recognized by his peers as a leader in his field, Mark Chalfin has fought for accident victims for over 45 years.