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    One Person Hurt After LIRR Train Collides with Car

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train was recently involved in an accident in Patchogue when it struck a car. It was the second LIRR accident in the span of just two days, and has brought even more attention to the recent calls for new amendments to federal legislation that would greatly improve the safety […]

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    Appeals Court Reverses Ruling in Favor of Injured Passenger in Train Accident

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A Court of Appeals recently reversed a decision made by the Appellate Division, First Department to apply res ipsa loquitur in a case involving a Metro-North Railroad train’s swinging ceiling door that reportedly injured a passenger. The passenger, who was at one time an administrator at the Montefiore Medical Center located in Yonkers, claims to […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Metro North Train Involved in Deadliest Crash in Railroad’s History

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A Metro North train was recently involved in the deadliest crash in the history of the railroad as it made its regular pass through Westchester County on February 3. The train ran directly into an SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing. The resulting crash led to a fiery explosion that killed […]

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  • Personal Injury

    The Fatal Metro North Train Accident

    By Dominique A. Penson

    How safe is traveling by train? After a Metro North train crashed into a Mercedes SUV at a Valhalla railroad crossing, tragically killing the SUV’s driver and five passengers on the train, many commuters said they would never ride in the front car of a train again. Experts, however, say that all crashes are different […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Severe Sleep Apnea Causes Fatal NYC Train Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    With gas prices on the rise, more and more New Yorkers are relying on public transportation to get around. But how safe are NYC’s trains and subways? Are you at risk of being injured? On Monday, April 7, 2014, an Amtrak train derailed while attempting a sharp turn at a high speed — the train […]

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