Subway & Train Accidents
The New York City Transit Authority and the subway and train operators that they employ have a legal obligation to protect train passengers from danger and to ensure that all operators are properly trained and all trains and stations are safe and properly maintained. The Transit Authority has an obligation to ensure that passengers are transported safely to and from their destinations. If an accident occurs, they may be held liable for any negligence that causes the injury of a passenger.
Common causes of subway and train accidents at stations, platforms, and onboard train cars include negligent operation and maintenance, poorly lit stations, and broken or cracked stairs and platforms.
Do I Have a subway or train accident case?
Any potential personal injury case involving a subway or train requires a detailed understanding of the facts, the processes, and the law. If an accident has impacted your life, you will want to consult with an experienced attorney to see if you should pursue a lawsuit.
Please call us for a free consultation and we will be happy to discuss any potential case with you.