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Hurt in an Auto Accident? Our New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers Can Help

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we are dedicated to helping New York City motor vehicle accident victims recover the money they need to recover. Our reputable attorneys are known for exercising every legal muscle to get results for our clients. And it’s paid off: throughout four decades, we’ve recovered more than a half-billion dollars for our clients.

A car, truck, or motorcycle accident injury could change how you live the rest of your life. When you hire an attorney from The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we will work for the compensation you need to make things better. Call or contact us online for a free consultation to discuss your case.

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Our attorneys care about your needs, and we are willing to fight tooth and nail to get the justice you deserve.



Settlement for a worker’s injuries from a truck-related accident.


Jury verdict for woman who sustained serious injuries in a jackknifed truck collision.


Settlement for a torch operator’s injuries in a construction vehicle accident.


Jury verdict for a woman who sustained serious injuries in a commercial tractor-trailer accident

Why Work with Us?

We are dedicated to helping motor vehicle accident victims recover the money they need for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other losses. With a reputation over four decades long, our law firm – founded by David Perecman, one of New York City’s most highly experienced and skilled attorneys – is known for standing up for auto accident victims’ rights. Our work is not just for our clients’ benefit: we have helmed several lawsuits that reshaped local laws in favor of injured New Yorkers.

Motor Vehicle Accident Cases We Handle

Car Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the U.S. But many car accident victims can suffer more than just injuries; there are also aggressive insurance companies that will deny, delay, or underpay an auto accident injury claim. Our top-notch litigators know how to develop smart legal strategies and understand the intricacies involved.

Truck Accidents

As large as commercial trucks are, accidents involving them are just as complex. There could be multiple causes, such as excessive or unsecured cargo, driver inexperience, or fatigue from too many hours on the road. On a steep road, a semi-truck’s tractor and trailer could fold in on one another, causing a jackknife accident. In addition, several different parties could bear liability for a truck accident victim’s injuries and damages.

Motorcycle Accidents

When motorcycle riders try to recover compensation after an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, they often face difficulties and obstacles. They frequently suffer catastrophic injuries, which can make lawsuits or settlements more complicated, as compensation may need to include future anticipated losses. Further, insurance companies try to avoid liability by relying on stereotypes about motorcyclists being reckless or dangerous; this requires additional evidence to prove how the other party is at fault for the collision.

Taxi Accidents

Passengers in taxis are twice as likely to suffer serious injuries in accidents than those involved in car-to-car accidents. That’s because when a taxi crashes or stops suddenly, the passenger can sustain head, face, and upper body injuries from the partition between the passenger and the taxi driver. Also, different parties could be responsible for your compensation; these include the driver, the company running the taxi service, and the insurance carriers representing each of them.

Uber, Lyft and Rideshare Accidents

Rideshare services aren’t regulated like taxis and public transportation, so there’s an intricate legal dynamic between companies like Uber and Lyft and the drivers who work for them. Liability is not always straightforward; for example, if you are involved in an Uber accident, it matters whether you are a passenger or if the rideshare driver hits you while they are on their way to pick up a passenger. Further, if a driver isn’t screened, the company could hold the blame for an accident.

Limo Accidents

When it comes to for-hire vehicles like limousines, New York has some of the toughest rules in the country. But that doesn’t mean accidents involving limos and party buses don’t happen here; for-hire drivers can still cause serious, even fatal accidents due to drunk or distracted driving or other negligence. Limousines are operated commercially, and our attorneys are skilled at evaluating whether companies and their drivers complied – or failed to comply – with applicable regulations and legal duties.

Why Motor Vehicle Accident

Victims Choose Us

When looking for the right attorney for your car accident claim, experience is everything. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we have what it takes to represent people like you: 

Track Record of Results

Our portfolio features many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for complex and catastrophic auto accident injury cases, many of which are too tough for other less-experienced lawyers to tackle.

Superior Trial Lawyers

Our top-notch litigators know how to develop smart legal strategies and understand the intricacies of auto accident claims. We also work with leading experts in medicine, engineering, accident reconstruction, and economics who can testify about how an auto accident happened and its consequences on an accident victim’s life. 

We Put You First

You become the top priority when you hire our firm for your car accident case. Our lawyers will provide comprehensive, personalized legal services for every aspect of your case, and we’ll always keep you informed.

National Reputation for Excellence

Our trial lawyers have been recognized nationally for their excellence by prestigious publications and groups, including Super Lawyers®, the The Best Lawyers in America®, and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®.

Contact Us Today

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call us or contact us online for a free, confidential case review.

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What Clients Have to
Say About Us

“The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., attorneys at law is a group of lawyers that have been helping me with all my case. I was absolutely impressed with the attorney’s caring personality and professionalism. The office staff always take the time to answer all the questions that I had. I highly recommend Mr. Peter Rigelhaupt and Mr. Edward W. Guldi. They are very thorough with any kind of process, explained everything to me clearly. All I can say is that you are going to be in good hands.”

– Alfredo N.

“David Perecman and his team are the best lawyers in New York. They possess integrity and professionalism beyond compare. When I chose The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., for my legal needs, it turned out to be one of the best decisions I had ever made. Mr. Perecman and his whole staff, including Adam Hurwitz and Mariusz Sniarowski were terrific! They kept me informed every step of the way. I highly recommend The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., for your legal needs. WHEN YOU WANT THE JOB DONE, PERECMAN’S THE ONE!”


– Joseph L.