Millions of people throughout the New York Metro area use public transportation each year, including buses, subways, and commuter trains.
Bus accident collisions occur frequently. However, injuries can also occur as a result of tripping or slipping and falling down the stairs of a bus. Sudden stops or falling while a bus is in motion is also a leading cause of injury.
Whether it’s due to aging infrastructure or human error, train and subway accidents seem to be common. Some of the types of injuries caused by accidents experienced on trains and subways result from:
Commuter trains, subways, and public buses are managed by municipal authorities. Thus, critical deadlines exist that require that claims be filed immediately. If you have been injured in one of these types of accidents, it is critical that you contact an attorney immediately. Contact the experienced New York City public transportation accident lawyers at Ross, Legan, Rosenberg, Zelen & Flaks, LLP. Please call our toll-free number at 1 (888) 878-3342 today.
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