Subway And Train Accidents

Your Legal Resource For Subway And Train Accidents

Millions of people rely on commuter trains and the subway system in the tri-state area to get to and from work, to visit relatives, and go about their daily activities. Train and subway operators, as well as the parent organizations, have a responsibility to ensure that subway stations are properly maintained for safety and that you reach your destination safely. Negligent maintenance or operation of a train or subway can be the source of significant injury, pain, and even the wrongful death of a passenger using these systems. Similarly, a negligent operator can cause significant accidents, injuring pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists who are in the vicinity of an out of control train or derailment.

Trial Attorneys Prepared To Take On The Tough Cases

The lawyers at Liakas Law, P.C., are committed to holding engineers, managers, maintenance workers, as well as rail and subway parent organizations accountable for their negligence when people suffer injury in a subway or train accident. We do not shy away from taking on complex cases that are hotly contested by the opposing party. We frequently handle tough cases for other law firms in the region due to our meticulous and aggressive trial preparation and advocacy aimed at maximizing compensation for injury victims. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious, catastrophic or fatal injury in a train accident, our trial team is here to help.

Most train accidents involve equipment owned and operated by government authorities. We have the skill resources and energy to handle the full spectrum of train, subway and station accidents, including:

  • New York City Transit (NYCT) authority accidents
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) accidents
  • Amtrak accidents
  • Long Island Railroad (LIRR) accidents
  • Metro-North accidents
  • New Jersey Rail and Port Authority accidents
  • Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) train accidents
  • New Jersey Transit (NJT) accidents
  • Private Rail lines

You Must Act Promptly After A Subway or Train Accident To Protect Your Rights

If you have been injured in a subway or rail accident in New York or New Jersey, you must act quickly to preserve your claim. There is a limited amount of time to place municipalities on notice of your injuries. Our train accident attorneys handle all of the legal details for our clients to achieve results in complex, serious injury cases.

Liakas Law, P.C., has offices in Manhattan and Chatham, New Jersey. To arrange a free consultation with experienced trial attorneys serving New York and New Jersey, call 212-937-7765 or contact us online now. Our lawyers answer the phone 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

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