New York City Bus and Subway Accident Attorneys
Dependable Representation at the Time You Need an Attorney the Most
Public transportation in New York City can be a convenient way to get to work, school, or wherever you need to go. However, the NYC Transit Authority (NYCTA) doesn’t always properly maintain bus stations and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) sometimes fails to make necessary repairs to subway platforms. Additionally, bus drivers or train conductors can be careless or reckless. All of these scenarios can lead to accidents causing serious injuries.
Whether you’ve been injured due to a trip and fall on a dangerous subway platform or struck by a negligently operated bus, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The personal injury lawyers at The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP will relentlessly fight for your right to monetary recovery in your case against the MTA, NYCTA, or any other City agency responsible for the accident. For more than 80 years, our firm has been helping New Yorkers secure the compensation they deserve and hold New York City’s transportation entities responsible for their negligence, even in some of the most complex cases.
Experienced Attorneys to Help Ensure the MTA or NYCTA is Held Accountable for Your Injuries
Given the huge public transportation system in New York City — and its importance — there can be many situations in New York City in which you might need a subway or bus accident lawyer. Unfortunately, when injuries from a bus or subway accident arise they can be severe. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, a victim might suffer amputation, broken bones, lacerations, fractures, paralysis, permanent disability, disfigurement, or fatality.
Our adept personal injury attorneys help bus and subway accident victims recover maximum compensation for injuries that may arise as a result of:
- Abrupt and unexpected stops on a bus or in a subway car
- Falls from retractable platforms
- Trip and falls while boarding transportation
- Intoxicated or overly medicated bus drivers or train conductors
- Slip and falls in a hazardous bus stop area
- Poorly maintained subway stations and bus terminals
- Failure to maintain buses and subway cars
- Bus driver or train conductor negligence
We also assist pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists who have been struck by a negligently driven bus recover for their monetary losses and the physical harm they have suffered. Regardless of how your MTA or NYCTA accident occurred, the lawyers at The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP will carefully investigate your claim, uncover any negligence that may have caused your injuries, and work to ensure the MTA or NYCTA is held accountable.
Capable Counsel Working to Obtain Maximum Compensation for Your Injuries
When selecting a personal injury attorney to represent you for your bus or subway accident, it’s important to work with counsel who has vast experience pursuing claims against the NYCTA or MTA — and the skill acquired from doing so. Suing the NYCTA, MTA, or any City agency requires specific knowledge of the entity’s procedures, rules, regulations, and the applicable statutes of limitation. It’s crucial to have a lawyer by your side who knows how to overcome any challenges that can arise in an MTA or NYCTA lawsuit so that you can obtain the monetary recovery to which you are entitled.
If you’ve been hurt in a bus or subway accident, you may have incurred significant medical expenses and lost time from work. If you’ve been injured in a bus or subway accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for the costs of your medical treatment, lost wages, and any out-of-pocket expenses related to the incident. In addition, you may also be able to obtain compensation for your physical pain and the emotional anguish you have experienced as a result of your injuries.
The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP has successfully represented MTA and NYCTA accident victims in countless cases. We have also obtained substantial verdicts and settlements for families who have lost love ones due to bus or subway accidents. Most recently, we secured a $2 million settlement for the family of an elderly pedestrian who was struck and killed by an MTA bus.
Our commitment to clients and focus on achieving the best possible results in every case have earned us recognition as being among the “Best Law Firms” and “Best Lawyers in America” by U.S. News and World Report. We have also been voted “Super Lawyers,” due to our reputation for high-quality legal services and results.
Contact a Committed New York City Bus and Subway Accident Lawyer
The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP has been dedicated to helping New Yorkers who have been injured due to the negligence of the MTA or NYCTA for decades. Handling each case with the utmost competence, integrity, and skill, we regularly secure millions in settlements and verdicts for our severely injured clients. Call to schedule a free consultation at (212) 425-1999 today.