New York City Subway Accidents
Our Personal Injury Lawyers Are on Your Side
Over 4 million people in New York rely on the subway to get around every
day. The New York City Transit Authority has a legal obligation to protect
its passengers by ensuring all subway trains and stations are properly
maintained, and that all operators receive proper safety training. When
a subway accident occurs, the NYC Transit Authority will be held liable
for any negligent maintenance or operation that results in the injury
of a passenger.
If you have been injured in a subway accident in New York City, you have
the right to take legal action. A skilled personal injury lawyer can review
your case and help you file a lawsuit against the NYC Transit Authority.
Common Causes of Injury
Subway accidents can occur while riding on the subway, or in the subway station.
There are numerous circumstances that can potentially lead to a subway
- Operator negligence
- Sudden stops
- Closing doors
- Subway crashes
- Turn style injuries
Slips, trips, or falls that occur as a result of:
- Broken stairs or platforms
- Broken escalators
- Broken or defective equipment
- Slippery floors
- Poor lighting
- Hidden debris
- Obstructed warning signs
- Negligent maintenance
In addition, the NYC Transit Authority will also be held liable for incidents
that occur as a result of negligent security in the subway or at the station,
such as acts of physical assault, robbery, or rape.
Strict Time Limits
If you have been injured in a subway accident in New York, you only have
90 days from the date of the accident to file a notice of claim against
the NYC Transit Authority or your claim will be denied.
Contact Our Lawyers Today for a Free Consultation
At Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C., we have been representing subway accident
victims for over 46 years. We have handled thousands of accident cases
throughout our careers, and use our expertise and knowledge of the law
to help recover damages for your injuries as quickly as possible. We work
hard to build cases that are powerful and compelling, and we always negotiate
for the highest settlement possible.
If you have been injured in a subway or train accident and would like to
speak with a lawyer who can aggressively fight for your best interest,
contact Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C. at (646) 846-4776 for a