New York City Train Accident Lawyer
Trains help millions of commuters get in and through New York City every day. Even though train companies and operators have a responsibility to keep passengers safe, that doesn’t always happen. Train and subway accidents happen more frequently than they should. Anyone involved in a train derailment or crash can sustain severe injuries with long-lasting consequences.
Have you or a loved one been injured in a NYC train accident? Contact Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC for immediate legal assistance. You may be entitled to compensation, and our experienced New York train accident attorneys can help you fight to maximize your award.
Since 1977, Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC has been a trusted ally of train injury victims across New York City. We care about our clients and work hard to get the money they deserve. Our hard work pays off – we’ve obtained more than $1 Billion in settlements and verdicts for our clients. If you’ve been hurt in a NYC train accident, we’re here to help you, too.
Your first consultation is free, so don’t hesitate to contact our NYC law firm to schedule yours today. We represent clients across New York, so call us whether you’re in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Long Island, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, or Westchester.
How Will a New York Train Accident Lawyer Help Me?
Whether you’re a passenger on board, standing on the platform, or in another vehicle, you can sustain serious injuries if you’re involved in an accident involving a train. In just moments, your life can be changed forever. Fortunately, you may have the right to seek compensation from a negligent train operator or transit company. You might even be able to demand money from a negligent third party.
However, you’ll face resistance. Getting cash in your hands might not be easy. Hiring an attorney can help to level the playing field and give you time to focus on getting better.
You should call Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC for help immediately after your NYC train accident because:
- You might not know what your train accident case is worth. We can work with some of the best experts in the tri-state area to make sure that your case is valued properly.
- Multiple parties may be responsible – and financially liable – for your train accident and resulting damages.
- You might be blamed for the crash or failing to mitigate your injuries, which could hurt your ability to get all of the money you deserve.
- Insurance companies will fight you every step of the way and do anything they can to deny or devalue your claim.
We know how tough life can be after an accident. That’s why we’ll take an aggressive approach to your case and work tirelessly to secure a meaningful verdict or settlement on your behalf. Give us a call today to learn more.
We Handle All NYC Train Accident Cases
Taking the train is one of the easiest ways to travel to and through New York City. Many different transit companies and agencies serve the Big Apple. Whether you’re injured on an Amtrak derailment while approaching NYC or in a crash on the F train while headed to Queens, the attorneys at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC are here to help. We handle all NYC train accident cases, including those involving:
- Amtrak accidents
- NJ Transit accidents
- Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) accidents
- Subway accidents
- Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) accidents
- Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) train accidents
- Metro-North accidents, and
- Freight train accidents.
Don’t hesitate to give our experienced personal injury attorneys a call if you’ve been involved in a commercial train accident or passenger train accident in NYC. It doesn’t matter if you were a passenger on the train or simply an innocent bystander. We’re here to help you fight to assert yoru right to recover compensation.
What Causes NYC Train Accidents?
Every year, dozens of people are killed in NYC train accidents. Hundreds more sustain injuries that have devastating immediate and long-term consequences. Why are so many people getting hurt in train accidents in and around New York City?
In truth, train accidents can – and do – happen for a lot of different reasons. Factors that contribute to subway and train accidents in NYC include:
- Old, unreliable tracks and infrastructure
- Outdated safety mechanisms
- Elevated tracks
- Distracted train operators
- Train operators under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Negligent hiring practices
- Failure to inspect and maintain trains and equipment
- Signal failure
- Trespassers, and
- Mechanical failure.
You deserve justice if you’ve been injured in a NYC train accident. Call Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC for help after a derailment, collision, or other accident involving a train in or near New York City.
We’ll Fight to Get Money For All of Your Train Accident Injuries
Any accident involving a train can have catastrophic consequences. Our experienced train accident lawyers are here to help you fight to get money for all of your injuries, including:
- Broken bones
- Soft tissue damage
- Brain injury
- Back and neck injury
- Spinal cord damage
- Lost limbs
- Wrongful death, and more.
Give us a quick call to discuss your NYC train accident case today. Can’t make it into our NYC law office to discuss your case? That’s okay; we can come to you. Our personal injury lawyers can visit you at home, at work, or even at the hospital while you recover from your injuries. Just give us a call today to arrange a free consultation.
What Compensation is Available After a New York Train Accident?
Train operators, train companies, and transit companies have to go above and beyond to make sure that passengers get to their destination safely. As common carriers, they owe you a special duty of care. If you’re injured because a train operator or company is negligent, you can potentially recover compensation for your accident-related damages.
The attorneys at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC can demand monetary damages from all liable parties. That can include money for:
- Medical bills and expenses
- Lost wages
- Temporary and/or permanent disability
- Reduced earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium, and more.
Our legal team has more than 200 combined years of experience helping injured train accident victims across New York. We know how devastating an unexpected injury can be. We also know how important money can be at a time like this. That’s why we’ll go above and beyond to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf. All you have to do is call us and ask for help. It’s that simple.
Who’s Liable For My Injuries After a NYC Train Accident?
Under New York state law, anyone who is negligent and causes your accident can be attributed blame. At Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC, we’ll seek compensation from anyone who is even remotely responsible for your train accident and injuries. That might include:
- Train operators
- Train companies and employers
- Transit companies, including Amtrak, NJ Transit, LIRR, and MTA
- Companies responsible for manufacturing and/or selling defective trains or equipment
- Other negligent third parties, including motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists, and
- Government agencies responsible for oversight and track maintenance.
We’ll conduct a thorough investigation into your New York City, NY train accident. Our goal will be to determine why the accident happened and who is to blame. Then we can pursue compensation on your behalf. Give us a call today to discuss your case and learn more.
There’s only a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit or injury claim after a NYC mass transit accident. Don’t hesitate to contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC to learn about your legal rights and options. If you’ve been injured through little-to-no fault of your own, we’ll stand by your side and help you fight to get the money you deserve.
We offer a free consultation, so contact us today to schedule yours today.