New York’s Subway Accident Law Firm
Have You Been Injured In A Subway Accident?
Every day, millions of New Yorkers and travelers use the nearly 700 miles of the New York City subway system. Although the subway is a staple of the city as it provides an easy and efficient way to travel throughout the boroughs, it can often be a dangerous place. Each year, thousands of commuters are injured on station platforms and subway cars and there are many fatal accidents.
If you or someone you care about has been injured or died in a New York City subway station or riding the subway as a passenger, then you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, loss of income and wrongful death of your loved one.
It can be an emotional and overwhelming experience after a subway accident. The compassionate and highly skilled injury attorneys at Kelner & Kelner have the experience and track record to help New Yorkers get maximum compensation they deserve. Over the past 75 years, we have helped our clients collect over $1 billion for their injuries. Our firm’s results are second to none.
$36 million verdict — subway accident: A 19-year-old man was struck by a New York City subway train. He was paralyzed as a result of the accident and was awarded one of New York’s largest verdicts. The case was tried in Brooklyn.
Common Causes Of Subway Accidents
Subway accidents that can lead to serious injuries are caused by many things, including:
- Slippery, wet and snowy platforms or steps
- Operator negligence
- Being dragged by a subway car
- Sudden stops
- Poor lighting
- Obstructed walkways
- Negligent security
- Broken escalators or steps
- Broken or malfunctioning turnstiles
After an accident, it’s critical to take prompt action to hold the accountable parties at fault. If you have endured a significant injury or a loved one has been killed, then regardless of the cause, you may be entitled to compensation.
Kelner & Kelner Is Committed To Providing Aggressive And Compassionate Representation For Our Clients
For over 75 years, our law firm has been tirelessly advocating for injury victims in New York City subway accidents. Our experienced trial attorneys helped shaped New York’s injury laws and are known for some of the largest recoveries in New York state.
$19.1 million verdict — subway accident: A 55-year-old man whose leg was caught in the gap between a New York City subway train and the platform was dragged when the train left the station, causing severe leg injuries. The jury verdict against the New York City Transit Authority was reached in New York.