Mass Transit Accident Attorney

The enormous amount of people in New York City calls for an equally extensive mass transportation system. New Yorkers rely on public buses, the subway, and the railway to commute in and out of the city. We never expect mass transit to breakdown or collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Yet these types of accidents occur every year. If you find yourself the victim of a mass transit accident in NYC, protect your rights with help from an attorney. You may be able to bring a claim against the city or another entity for damage compensation.

Who Is to Blame for a Mass Transit Accident?

The New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) are the two entities mainly in charge of NYC’s mass transit. The City of New York oversees these programs. The New York City bus, subway system, Metro-North Railroad, Staten Island Railway, and the Long Island Rail Road are all common mass transit systems the city runs daily. An accident involving any of these methods of transportation could come down to city negligence. This might be the case in the following scenarios:

Assigning fault is one of the first steps in pursuing compensation after a mass transit accident. Retaining an attorney can benefit you in that our team will investigate your crash and help you determine the likely defendant(s). If we believe your case has merit as a personal injury or wrongful death claim, we can file the necessary paperwork. Suing the City of New York is no easy task. There are strict deadlines and rules you must obey. Our law firm can make this process much easier on you. Reach out to our team as soon as possible after a mass transit crash for a free legal consultation.