If you are injured in a New York City subway accident then the likely defendant in your case is the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). In order to collect damages against the MTA, you must follow specific procedures. A New York railroad accident lawyer can make sure that you follow all applicable procedures in order to safeguard your rights of recovery.
Potential damages in a subway accident include compensation for all your injuries. For example, your compensation may include the costs of your medical and rehabilitation expenses, reimbursement for your lost wages if you were unable to work because of your injury, reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses such as household help or childcare that were made necessary by your injury, and compensation for your pain and suffering. Damage awards typically include compensation for expenses and suffering that you have already endured and expenses and suffering that you are expected to endure. Your New York subway-accident attorney can help you collect the damages to which you may be entitled as a result of your New York subway accident injuries.
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