If you live in New York City, there’s a good chance you have taken the subway at least once, and an even better chance that you ride it every day to commute to work or social events. While the subway system is a vital part of our city’s infrastructure, it also can be dangerous, and people are severely injured or killed frequently in accidents involving the trains or on or near platforms.
A train doesn’t need to crash for a person to get injured. The expert New York City train injury lawyers at Hach & Rose, LLP, handle a range of train-related accident claims. Some common causes of accidents include:
Often, subway accidents will usually lead to injuries similar to what you may sustain in a car accident. The most common injuries reported after subway crashes are:
As stated earlier, subways don’t always need to crash to cause injury, as seen in the tragic case of a two-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a New York City subway in December.
If you have been injured in a subway accident, reach out to the experienced attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, to discuss your legal options today. Unlike car accidents, which have a statute of limitations of three years, subway accidents require you to file a claim on a much stricter timeline. An attorney can make sure you don’t miss any critical deadlines and miss out on compensation. Call our office at (347) 318-9604 today.
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