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Subway Accidents – New York City Lawyer Who Fights For Injury Victims

Manhattan subway accident attorneys at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC consistently win big cases

New York City subway accidents typically result in serious injuries or fatalities. When these mass transit accidents happen, it’s important to take action promptly to hold the at-fault individual or entity accountable. That’s why it’s critical you contact us if you or a loved one were injured or killed in a NYC subway accident.

At Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC , our experienced New York City subway accident attorneys have dedicated their careers to fighting for the rights of injury victims and relatives of subway accident fatalities.

Each subway accident is unique, which is why we tailor our legal strategy to suit your specific needs. This hands-on approach frequently produces sizeable verdicts and settlements for our clients. We’re proud of our case results, and we’re eager to work with you. Contact us today.

What are the common causes of subway accidents?

Jonathan C. Reiter is a skilled and experienced New York subway accident lawyer who knows how to help his clients file and win cases against the NYC Transit Authority. A subway accident can stem from a variety of circumstances, including:

  • Operator negligence
  • Turn style injuries
  • Electrocutions
  • Closing Doors
  • Sudden Stops
  • Subway car crashes
  • Negligent security
  • Broken stairs or platforms
  • Broken escalators
  • Electrical malfunctions
  • Broken or malfunctioning equipment
  • Failure to maintain subway car, platform, or station
  • Poor lighting
  • Wet, snowy, or slippery floors
  • Obstructed walkways
  • Failure to post warning signs

Who investigates subway accidents in New York City?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates subway accidents in New York City. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) also investigates these complicated cases in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and rest of the New York.

Even so, don’t simply rely on these agencies. Make sure you have someone personally investigating your subway accident – a legal advocate who is looking out for your best interests. Make sure you hire us. We have years of experience and a comprehensive understanding of New York’s laws. We know how to get results.

Why should I hire New York City subway accident attorney Jonathan C. Reiter?

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

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

In one particular case, we secured our client, a homeless mentally ill person, $1 million. Our client fell onto the subway tracks and was struck by an oncoming train as she was attempting to climb back onto the platform, causing devastating injuries. We were able to show that the train engineer was entering the station at an excessive rate of speed and would have had time to stop the train and avoid the accident if he had been using reasonable care.  After attorney Reiter obtained a verdict of liability against the New York City Transit Authority, a damages settlement of approximately $1 million obtained for our client.

Personal attention to detail in every single case. Contact us. Expect more.

When you contact us, your case will receive our unparalleled personal attention. We meticulously investigate every legal matter. This detail-oriented approach allows us to build compelling, effective court cases designed to win.

We’re proud of our long history of obtaining successful results for clients. Our New York City personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $250 million for our clients in the United States and around the world. This money serves a vital role. It helps our clients continue to live their lives with dignity.

You’re not just a case to us. You’re a real person with real problems, and we want to help! Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We want to work with you and develop a successful solution for your problem.

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC – righting wrongs, one client at a time.

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Lenox Hill Hospital

A 652-bed teaching hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital is located in the Lenox Hill neighborhood at 100 E. 77th Street. This 652-bed on the Upper East Side of Manhattan serves mostly patients from Manhattan, but other patients are admitted from Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island and throughout the tri-state region. Anyone who suspects negligence after treatment should speak with an experienced attorney immediately.

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Bellevue Hospital Center

Bellevue Hospital Center at 462 1st Avenue has 828 beds and experiences 115,797 emergency room visits each year. Bellevue had a higher rate of infections compared to hospitals in other states, according to a New York State Department of Health Report in 2009. Anyone who is injured by the negligence of a doctor or nurse at this Manhattan hospital, the oldest in the United States, will need an experienced attorney with experience and resources needed to take aggressive action.

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New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital

Lower Manhattan Hospital at 170 William Street in New York is one of the main campuses of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. This hospital, with 170 beds, provides a range of inpatient and outpatient services. According to an article in the New York Post, New York-Presbyterian scored 18 percent below average for patient safety in a ranking of hospitals by Consumer Reports magazine. Patients who suspect medical malpractice should not hesitate to arrange a consultation with a New York City attorney who can investigate and hold the negligent medical care provider accountable.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The main hospital known as the Petrie Division is located at First Avenue and 16th Street. But Mount Sinai Beth Israel has other campuses, including Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at Union Square. Mount Sinai Beth Israel is a teaching hospital with 1,368 beds. If you suffered any form of negligence while being treated at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, take action immediately to protect your rights.

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at 1275 York Avenue in Manhattan provides cancer care to patients. The hospital is composed of two institutions: Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, which provides patient care, and the Sloan Kettering Institute, which is focused on research. Patients who suspect a failure to diagnose cancer or some other type of hospital negligence can contact a lawyer to discuss options.

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Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital at One Gustave L. Levy Place is a 1,048-bed facility founded in 1852. It is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the country. Consumer Reports rated Mount Sinai 31 percent below average for patient safety. If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice at any Manhattan hospital, don’t wait to contact an attorney to find out if you have a case. You may be entitled to compensation.

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St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center at 1111 Amsterdam Avenue was ranked No. 14 out of the 30 worst hospitals for patient safety, as identified by Consumer Reports. The magazine examined four key measures of patient safety: hospital-acquired infections, readmissions and the quality of communication between staff and patients in regard to medications and discharge planning.

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New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center at 630 West 168th Street was described by a lawmaker as having “horrendous conditions.” Emergency room wait times last an average of 85 minutes, which rank among New York’s 10 worst. Any patient who was treated at the 995-bed hospital in Washington Heights and suspects negligence should not hesitate to speak with an attorney for a free consultation.

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Harlem Hospital Center

Harlem Hospital Center at 506 Malcolm X Blvd. received a 20 on a 1-to-100 scale gauging patient safety by Consumer Reports. The hospital received the second worst score in the nation, according to a New York Post report. Harlem Hospital told Consumer Reports it needs to improve in some areas, according to the Post. The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 272 beds.