Fatal Auto Accidents

Fatal Auto Accident Attorneys in Queens, NY

New York City Car Crash Lawyers Help Survivors File Wrongful Death Claims for Fatal Accidents

Losing a loved one in a fatal auto accident is a life-shattering event. When the accident that caused the death was the result of another’s negligence, the grief may be mixed with anger and a desire to learn what really happened.

If your loved one died in a car crash or other event that could have been caused by negligence, contact the lawyers at Proner & Proner to learn about your legal options and to find out whether you are eligible to file a wrongful death claim. With many years of experience handling cases like yours, we know that obtaining a settlement helps get people through a terrible time. Not only does compensation remove a family’s financial worries, but it also provides a forum where the negligent party feels the consequences of his or her actions. There is no cost or obligation to contact us. Call or fill out the online contact form to schedule your appointment today.

Examples of the Fatal Auto Accident Cases We Handle in New York City

The firm handles wrongful death cases arising from car and other motor vehicle crashes caused by:

  • Drunk driving and driving under the influence of drugs.
  • Violating traffic rules such as speed limits and stop signs.
  • Backing up without checking.
  • Driving too fast for road conditions in bad weather.
  • Driving while using a cell phone or otherwise distracted.
  • Driving in the wrong lane or on the wrong side of the street.

These complicated cases require the plaintiffs to prove that the defendants were driving in a negligent way and knew (or should have known) that the actions were negligent. They require extensive testimony, discovery, and investigation of the facts. Proner & Proner has the experience, knowledge, and resources needed to build strong wrongful death cases. We employ skilled investigators and other experts who add value and information.

Removing the Anxiety About Legal Action in a New York Wrongful Death Case

In addition to having legal and technical knowledge, the firm’s lawyers are compassionate and caring. The attorneys at Proner & Proner know that a wrongful death claim can make those involved feel somber and stressed. They explain the legal process thoroughly and talk with prospective clients about the pros and cons of taking legal action after the death of a loved one.

Learn About Your Rights After a Fatal Car Crash in NYC. Call the Experienced New York Accident Lawyers at Proner & Proner.

Do not wait to learn about your rights after the death of a loved one in a New York City car crash. Find out about wrongful death law and eligibility for filing a lawsuit in NYC, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, or anywhere else in New York. Call or fill out the online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

Attorney Mitchell Proner serves clients throughout New York State and Connecticut. He also handles fatal auto accident cases throughout the United States.


Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.


$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic

Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

We understand motorcyclists because we ride


$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck

Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury

Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus

Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation

Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.