Manhattan Limousine Accident Lawyer

Posted on February 4, 2019 in

When many people think of riding in a limousine they often think of weddings, high school prom night or maybe even a trip to a winery. After all, if you’re going to be consuming alcohol at a winery or some other festive event, why not leave the driving up to someone else, right? Well, limos can be involved in accidents as well, and when they are, the aftermath can be severe and even life-threatening.

Who is at fault for the Limo Accident?

The at-fault party or parties in a limo accident will depend on a host of things. First, did the limousine strike a pedestrian that was in a crosswalk and had the right of way? Or was the limo struck in the rear by another vehicle? How the accident happened and the parties involved will shed some light on who may have been at fault for the occurrence of a Manhattan limousine accident.

Some of the possible at-fault parties in a Manhattan limo crash may be:

Are Stretch-Limousines Safe?

A recent article in the New York Times Article entitled, “The Hidden Dangers of Riding in a Stretch Limousine,” explored the safety of these limos. The article explains that many of these stretch limos or stretch SUVs are actually commonly referred to as “automotive zombies” because they get created after leaving a factory and usually don’t have to meet the same rigorous federal safety standards that autos leaving a plant would otherwise have to comply with. The article further pointed out that maintaining control of these large vehicles can be challenging even for the most experienced of operators because they require a much larger turning radius, and due to the size of the limo, it needs extra braking room.

A Manhattan Limousine Accident Lawyer can handle your case if you’ve been seriously injured in an accident as the result of someone else’s negligence. Call 212-518-2095 or go online.

Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C.

In over a decade of legal practice, Attorney Michael Redenburg began his career defending cases for the clients of insurance companies. Initially defending no-fault claims at a Long Island-based law firm, he then moved on to a Manhattan-based firm where he defended the clients of insurance carriers in auto accident and premises liability matters.

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