Queens, NY asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for New York

Q: I got a ticket by riding electric scooter and got hit by a car. Will you be able to help me?

I have a video car hit me. Police said I hit the car

4 Lawyer Answers
Victor M. Feraru
Victor M. Feraru
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Mineola, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Depending on the facts it sounds like you could have a very strong case. You'll want to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to go over the facts.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: It's possible you might need to consult with two attorneys. For the traffic citation, you could reach out to one of the traffic ticket attorneys here; they would need more details about the ticket. If you were injured, and I hope you were not (but you include Car Accident as a category), you may want to speak with an attorney who handles those to learn about your rights in that regard. The fact that you have video evidence could be valuable to either matters - an issue like "failure to yield" would be central in either the ticket defense or liability as to an accident case. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

Jonathan Bradford Ripps
Jonathan Bradford Ripps
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • New City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Hi - first, I'm very sorry for your situation. If you have a video, I would suggest reaching out to an attorney to assist you with your ticket. And, in a way, more importantly, if you were injured and the driver of the car is in any way at fault, you might be able to file suit in hopes of a financial recovery.

Best of luck and feel better,

Jon Ripps

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • New City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: More specifics about your case will be needed. "Riding" and "electric scooter" often mean different things to different people including police officers. Other various factors will need to be considered for your potential recovery for your injuries.

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