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Brooklyn Subway Accident Lawyer

NOTE: Our law firm does not handle Subway Accident cases. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship.

Brooklyn Subway Accident LawyerDespite their convenience, subways can be hazardous, and serious accidents and injuries may occur inside the cars, on platforms, or anywhere in a station.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a subway-related accident, call the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC at (718) 802-1600 for a case consultation. It is free and confidential.

Why You Need a Lawyer

Determining responsibility in such cases can be complicated, as there may be a number of entities involved, depending on where and how the accident occurred. This may include:

  • The local and/or state transportation authority in charge of ensuring that safety measures are in place and protocols are being followed
  • Any operators or crewmembers
  • Any other passengers (including yourself)

At The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, we can handle all these complex legal proceedings while you focus on healing and recovery. This includes conducting investigations, determining who was liable and filing the claim to pursue compensation on your behalf.

Types and Causes of Subway Accidents

The most common types and causes of subway-related injurious incidents include:

  • Slip- or trip-and-fall accidents in the stations and on the platforms.
  • Doors closing on passengers before the “Stand clear” announcement is made and not automatically re-opening.
  • Electrical injuries as a result of faulty equipment.
  • Derailments or collisions with other trains.
  • Criminal activity and violence, such as attacks on the platform, attempted robbery or being pushed off a platform or down the stairs.

Types of Injuries from Subway Accidents

Injuries from subway accidents can include:

  • Relatively minor bruises, lacerations, and sprains
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Concussions
  • Traumatic brain injuries that can cause various degrees of paralysis, loss of speech and the ability to process language, blindness, complete loss of function, or permanent coma
  • Dismemberment or the loss of the use of a limb or other body part
  • Electrical shock
  • Injuries to internal organs
  • Death

Contact Us Today

There is a statute of limitations for filing subway-related personal injury cases, and a great deal of preparatory work must be done to evaluate such a case.

Don’t lose the opportunity to collect the damages you deserve. Contact the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers today for your free and confidential consultation.

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New York City Office 

450 7th Ave Suite 1605
New York, NY 10123
(212) 564 2800

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Brooklyn Office 

26 Court St., Suite 2511
Brooklyn, NY 11242
(718) 802-1600

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