Train Accidents


Experienced Lawyers for Public Transportation Accidents

Individuals who select public transportation for their travels are automatically put in danger of the risks that can come along with riding such vehicles of transport. Although these methods are generally believed to be safe for everyday use, they nonetheless carry with them their own set of inherent risks. For the passengers of train cars, these train accidents can include:

  • Damaged switches
  • Defective or missing crossties
  • Failure to apply effective hand brakes
  • Failure to comply with speed limits
  • Failure to control shoving movement
  • Misaligned switches
  • Worn or broken switch points

If you or a loved one was injured or otherwise harmed in a train accident, you can turn to a New York City personal injury lawyer at Greenberg & Stein, P.C. for help.

Conductor Negligence

Train conductors are expected to adhere to a number of different operating requirements, none of which can afford to be compromised. In fact, failure to meet any one of the regulations that govern a train conductor can quickly endanger the lives of hundreds of people – passengers, crew members, and bystanders alike. Among those duties that are expected of the train conductor are:

  • To deliver nothing short of high-quality service
  • To operate the train free of intoxication by drugs or alcohol
  • To abstain from talking or texting on a cell phone while controlling the train
  • To pay acute attention to their surroundings and the movement of the train
  • To refrain from any other type of behavior that could distract them from safely operating the vehicle

Why work with Greenberg & Stein, P.C.?

An injury accident can happen at any time of the day or night, which is precisely why our attorneys make themselves accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whether it’s a weekday afternoon, the weekend, or even a holiday, the victims of a New York City public transportation accident can contact our firm for the professional legal help they need. Together, our team of lawyers has more than 50 years of experience working in the field of law, and we are ready to put this experience to work for you.

New York City Transit System Accidents

Do you have a question after recently being injured in a New York City bus, subway or train accident or negligence by another? View our video library of commonly asked questions related to Bus, Subway and Train accidents.

If you were injured in a train accident of any nature, don’t hesitate to contact a New York City public transportation accident attorney from Greenberg & Stein, P.C. for help.

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