Public transportation in New York City is taken by millions of people every day who trust that they will get to where they need to go safely and securely. However, accidents do happen, and the attorneys at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP will represent injured passengers or pedestrians to make sure they get the care and financial aid that they need to recover. If you or a loved one have suffered from an accident caused by a bus, subway, or rail line in New York City and other areas of New York, contact us immediately - you must file your notice of claim within 90 days of the subway or bus accident.
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Public Transportation Injuries
Every day, countless citizens count on public transportation for their commute to work, school, and other essential errands. Most of the time, this happens safely and without incident, but there are exceptions. When a dangerous accident occurs and a commuter is hurt, the responsible parties can be held accountable for the injury.
Injuries resulting from a subway or bus accident may be caused by the following:
- Bus accidents
- Platform accidents
- Slipping or falling inside the bus or subway
- Defective turnstiles
- Tired bus drivers or subway operators
- Inappropriate bus drop-offs
- Potholes at a bus stop
- Getting crushed or caught in the subway doors
- Fires within the subway
- Sudden stops on a subway or bus leading to injury
- Being dragged by a subway or bus
- Subways or busses that are not well-maintained
- Robbery or assault on a bus or subway
The personal injury lawyers at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP will act quickly to find who is at fault and make sure every step necessary is taken so that the responsible parties will take care of your coverage and compensation.
Our team of experienced New York bus and subway accident lawyers are ready to assess your claim. Contact us at (888) 260-0473 today.