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MTA Accidents - New York City Accident Attorney Who Delivers Results

NYC MTA accident lawyers at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC thoroughly investigate every accident

Accidents involving buses, subways, trains and other forms of mass transit operated by the MTA in New York City can be extremely complicated. When mass transit accidents happen in New York, injury victims and the families of people killed in MTA accidents face a wide range of legal issues.

Make sure you protect your rights. Contact MTA accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter. Located in Manhattan and serving clients throughout New York, Jonathan C. Reiter and his experienced team of lawyers and researchers have dedicated their careers to helping people just like you. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation today.

Our lawyers take our responsibilities as your New York MTA accident attorney very seriously. This means we will exhaust all possible means to ensure you receive a settlement that compensates for your past and future medical expenses and financial hardship.

What is the MTA in New York City?

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public corporation responsible for overseeing various forms of public transportation in the greater New York City area. The MTA oversees the following forms of mass transit in New York:

  • New York City subways
  • New York City buses
  • Long Island Railroad
  • Metro-North Railroad
  • Seven MTA bridges:
    • Bronx-Whitestone Bridge
    • Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge
    • Henry Hudson Bridge
    • Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge on Rockaway Peninsula
    • Robert F. Kennedy Triborough Bridge
    • Throgs Neck Bridge
    • Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
  • Two MTA tunnels:
    • Brooklyn-Battery Hugh L. Carey Tunnel
    • Queens Midtown Tunnel

What are the common causes of MTA accidents?

MTA accidents happen for a wide range of reasons. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Operator error - Fatigued drivers, distracted drivers and inexperienced drivers may cause bus, train and subway accidents.
  • Excessive speed - Trains, buses and subways traveling too fast may crash into other vehicles or pedestrians, possibly resulting in severe injuries and fatalities.
  • Mechanical defects - Problems with train engines and buses, including defective parts, are linked to some serious accidents.
  • Poor maintenance - Buses, trains and subways need to be properly maintained to keep the public safe.

Who investigates MTA accidents in New York?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates most MTA accidents. Other government agencies also frequently conduct their own investigations, including the MTA itself. Local and state investigators and police officers also may take part in these investigations.

No matter who's investigating your accident, it's important to have someone on your side familiar with MTA accidents - an aggressive attorney looking out for your best interests. That's why people throughout New York regularly hire us. We have years of experience and are well-versed in New York's transportation laws and consistently deliver results.

Why should I hire New York MTA accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?

With over 30 years of experience in personal injury law, attorney Reiter has the background clients need to handle the most complex accident cases. At Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC , you can expect to receive one-on-one attention and unrelenting representation and dedication.

We consistently gather information about train accidents because we know what evidence to look for to support claims, and we know what questions to ask. We're also familiar with the wide range of rules and regulations governing train accidents in the United States.

Most important, we consistently obtain sizable verdicts and settlements for MTA accident injury victims and the families of people killed in MTA accidents. These case results include:

  • $1 million settlement for a New York City subway accident injury victim
  • $875,000 verdict for a New York City bus accident injury victim
  • $600,000 settlement for a Long Island Railroad accident injury victim

Make your case matter. Contact us. We fight for MTA accident victims.

We're willing to do whatever it takes within ethical and legal bounds to help you get the compensation you rightfully deserve. Remember, you didn't do anything wrong. Your family shouldn't have to suffer because of someone else's mistakes. Take back control. Contact Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, today.

When you contact us, you'll notice the difference right away. We'll take the time to learn about your case. We listen. And we'll communicate directly with you throughout the legal process. We will keep you informed and consult with you every step of the way. We're on the same team.

Give your case an edge. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We're conveniently located in The Empire State Building in Manhattan. Best of all, you only pay us if we win. That's because we work on a contingency fee basis. It's that simple.

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC - the name you can trust to make things right.