Crown Heights Personal Injury Attorney
More than 136,000 people live in the Crown Heights low-rise apartment buildings, brownstones, and grand victorian mansions that line streets like St. John's Place, Kingston Avenue, Dean Street, Eastern Parkway, Bedford Avenue, Empire Boulevard, Sterling Place, Crown Street, Troy Avenue, Pacific Street, St. Marks Avenue, Utica Avenue, President Street, Classon Avenue, and Buffalo Avenue. Approximately one mile wide and two miles long, Crown Heights is bounded by Atlantic Avenue to the north, Empire Boulevard and East New York Avenue to the south, Ralph Avenue to the east, and Washington Avenue to the west. Whether they lie in Crown Heights North or Crown Heights South, individuals and families enjoy the vibrant, unpretentious community and easy access to Manhattan and other areas in Brooklyn. Residents and visitors to Crown Heights enjoy restaurants serving an eclectic variety of cuisines, events like the West Indian Day Parade, and nearby cultural destinations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children's Museum, The Jewish Children's Museum, Prospect Park, and three branches of the Brooklyn Public Library. As the popularity of Crown Heights has increased, car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic has also expanded and contributed to more accidents each day in Crown Heights.
Each day, hundreds of buses, cars, trucks and taxis crowd commercial roadways like Nostrand, Kingston, Franklin and Utica Avenues. Thousands of automobiles travel along the six-lane Eastern Parkway every day, and cars often drive recklessly down residential streets in Crown Heights. Pedestrians and bicyclists travel to Crown Heights retail stores, yoga studios, bodegas, and organic grocery stores on those same residential streets, and parents walk children to school. Unfortunately, the number of automobiles, pedestrians, and bicyclists on the streets of Crown Heights contribute to the increasing number of accidents that take place there each year.
Meet Mark Chalfin, Personal Injury Attorney
History in Crown Heights
Mark Chalfin is recognized in North and South Crown Heights as a top personal injury lawyer with over 45 years of experience. A long-time resident of Brooklyn, Mark is familiar with the area's neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. He has an outstanding reputation in Crown Heights 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
Crown Heights has become more congested with automobile traffic every year, and reckless drivers cause many accidents in the neighborhood. People on their way to work, stores, and schools like the International Arts Business School, The League School, The School for Human Rights, The School for Democracy and Leadership, the High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow, Success Academy Crown Heights, M.S. 587, New Heights Middle School, Achievement First Crown Heights Elementary School, Achievement First Crown Heights Middle School, Explore Empower Charter School, Medgar Evers College, Beth Rivkah Academy, Bnos Menachem, Gan Academy, Darchei Menachem, and others contribute to the heavy traffic. If you have been injured in an automobile accident, it is essential that you contact an experienced Crown Heights car accident attorney immediately to learn what benefits you are entitled to receive.
Slip & Fall Lawyer
Thousands of food enthusiasts enjoy the diverse selection of restaurants and charming shops in Crown Heights each week. Residents of Crown Heights and people from surrounding areas spend their leisure time perusing the retail stores and visiting the various neighborhood parks and museums. Business owners and owners of residential buildings like those located on Buffalo Avenue, Sterling Place, Pacific Street, Eastern Parkway, President Street, Park Place, Saint John's Place, Lincoln Place, Bergen Street, and the surrounding roads 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.
Motorcyclists often travel around Crown Heights on their bikes. 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 Crown Heights motorcycle accident attorney immediately to determine what compensation you deserve.
Bike Accident Lawyer
Bicyclists are a common sight in Crown Heights, and Citi Bike rental kiosks at the intersections of Eastern Parkway and Franklin Avenue, Lincoln Place and Classon Avenue, and Park Place and Franklin Avenue 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 Crown Heights enjoy walking to local parks like Brower Park, St. John's Park and Recreation Center, Hamilton Metz Field, Wingate Park, Parkside Playground, Prospect Park, and Mount Prospect Park. With thousands of vehicles on Crown Heights 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 Crown Heights 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 Crown Heights for more hours per week than any other type of vehicle. With so many car service vehicles on the roads, 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 Crown Heights 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 Crown Heights, 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 Crown Heights 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.