Bedford-Stuyvesant Personal Injury Attorney
The historic Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant is home to more than 158,000 people who live in 19th-century townhouses, low-rise apartment buildings, rowhouses, condominiums, and single- and multi-family homes. The 2.8 square mile culturally rich neighborhood spans seven avenues and borders Williamsburg to the north, Crown Heights and Brownsville to the South, Bushwick and East New York to the East, and Clinton Hill to the West. Visitors from surrounding neighborhoods and people living throughout Bed-Stuy on roads like Fulton Street, Park Avenue, DeKalb Avenue, Lafayette Avenue, Gates Avenue, Ralph Avenue, Lewis Avenue, and Nostrand Avenue enjoy the convenience of living near a variety of shops and restaurants. Crowds descend upon the charming art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars along Franklin Avenue, Marcus Garvey Boulevard, Fulton Street, Tompkins Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Malcolm X Boulevard, Stuyvesant Avenue and other roadways. Car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic is heavy in Bed-Stuy, which has led to many accidents in the area.
Thousands of truck, bus, car and taxi drivers travel across Bed-Stuy each day on Flushing Avenue, Gates Avenue, Fulton Street, and other congested roadways. Children walk, bike or are driven through the neighborhood on their way to bus stops, subway stations, and schools each morning and afternoon. Accidents are common at the many busy intersections in Bed-Stuy, including at Nostrand Avenue and Fulton Street.
Meet Mark Chalfin, Personal Injury Attorney
History in Bedford-Stuyvesant
As a long-time resident of Brooklyn, Mark Chalfin is familiar with the area’s neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and people. He has an excellent reputation as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Bed-Stuy, with over 45 years of experience 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
The reputation of Bed-Stuy as a popular place to live, work and enjoy a vibrant nightlife has made it more congested with automobile traffic each year and has led to an increasing number of car accidents. Shoppers, people going to work, and parents bringing their children to schools like Bedford Academy High School, P.S. 081 Thaddeus Stevens, P.S.. 003 The Bedford Village, P.S. 025 Eubie Blake School, K628 The Brooklyn Brownstone School, Brighter Choice Community School, Ember Charter Elementary School, Middle School 385, P. S. 256 Benjamin Banneker Magnet School, Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School contribute to the heavy traffic in Bed-Stuy. 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
Bed-Stuy's retail stores, bodegas, grocery stores, coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and jazz clubs attract thousands of people each week to streets like Franklin Avenue, Marcus Garvey Boulevard, Fulton Street, Tompkins Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Malcolm X Boulevard, and Stuyvesant Avenue. Business owners and owners of residential rental buildings in Bed-Stuy 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.
Motorcycles are a popular means of transportation in Bed-Stuy, and there are many accidents between motorcycles and other vehicles. If you are a motorcyclist who was injured in an accident, it is essential that you contact an experienced Bed-Stuy motorcycle accident attorney immediately to determine what compensation you deserve.
Bike Accident Lawyer
People like to ride bicycles around Bed-Stuy, and the Citi Bike rental kiosks at the intersections of Monroe Street and Bedford Avenue, Hancock Street and Bedford Avenue, and Lewis Avenue and Kosciuszko Street have made it even more convenient to travel by bicycle. With more people riding bikes along the streets of Bed-Stuy than ever before, accidents involving bicycles 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 Bed-Stuy enjoy walking to parks like Fulton Park and Herbert Von King Park to relax, play baseball and handball, and enjoy neighborhood festivals and concerts. The Bedford-Stuyvesant Museum of African Art, Bridge Street AME Church, and Magnolia Tree Earth Center are other popular pedestrian destinations. With thousands of vehicles on Bed-Stuy roads each 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 Bed-Stuy pedestrian accident attorney right away to learn what benefits you are entitled to receive.
Car Service, Taxi & Uber
Uber, taxis, and other car services drive the streets of Bed-Stuy for more hours per week than any other type of vehicle. The prevalence of these car services makes it unsurprising that they are involved in more accidents than other vehicles in Bed-Stuy. If you were a driver or passenger in a taxi, car service, or Uber, contact Mark Chalfin, the expert Bed-Stuy 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 Bed-Stuy, 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 Bed-Stuy 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.