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LIRR Long Island Railroad Accidents--What You Need to Know

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Injuries on the LIRR can range from cuts and bruises due to a sudden stop to broken bones due to a slip and fall at a station or serious head and spine injuries due to a collision or derailment.

If you or a loved one was injured on the Long Island Rail Road, our experienced lawyers can help answer your questions and discuss the best course of action—with no charge to you. But before you call us, here are some other steps to take:

  1. Seek medical attention if you are hurt, even if you do not think your injuries are severe. Often symptoms can take a few hours or even days to appear. It is important to get checked out and let your doctors know the injuries are the result of an accident.
  2. Notify the conductor, any train worker you see at the scene and the police. You can file a report at a station, such as Penn Station or Jamaica.
  3. Preserve evidence. Take pictures with your cell phone, get names and numbers of any witnesses and file a police report.

Give us a call at 516-222-4000 for a free discussion of your legal options. Our lawyers have extensive experience handling railroad accident cases and will be able to advise you on your best course of action. We have nearly 40 years of combined experience handling cases for both passengers and workers, and we have gained the support of Local 589, a division of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union due to our strong record of winning cases.

How We Can Help You
Contact us for a free consultation and we will fully discuss your case, answer all your questions and help determine your best course of action to get the maximum compensation you deserve. We work with skilled investigators to determine the cause of the accident and who was responsible for your injuries. Our medical experts will help document your injuries to ensure you are fully compensated for your current and future medical bills as well as property damage, lost wages, pain and suffering and any other costs associated with your injury. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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