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New York Bus Accidents Lawyer

Buses are a vital part of our New York transportation system, but they also lead to thousands of injuries in men, women, and children each year. There are several reasons why bus accidents are so devastating – first, they can involve pedestrians, which can lead to permanently disabling and catastrophic injuries. Secondly, buses lack safety restraints like airbags and seatbelts, which means, during a collision, the impact can toss passengers around the cab of the bus – leading to devastating injuries. If you or a loved one has sustained an injury in a crash involving a commercial or a MTA bus,...

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Bronx Bus Accident Lawyers

The Bronx is a very diverse borough and the second most populous in the New York City area. Many buses service Bronx including Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company vehicles, the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) buses, Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) buses, and various charter and private bus companies. This traffic volume results in crash involving buses throughout the county of Bronx, NY. Experienced Bronx bus accident lawyers help individuals recover from their injuries and receive just compensation. Public bus routes and a map can be found on the MTA website. Private bus companies include Greyhound, Peter Pan, Megabus, and many...

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New York City MTA Accident Lawyer

Access A Ride is a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) is a program that enables individuals with disabilities who are incapable of using public subways or buses to receive transportation services. Access-A-Ride is a public paratransit system that uses small buses and vans to shuttle individuals to medical appointments, shopping visits, and other vital functions. Unfortunately, Access-A-Ride vehicles are frequently involved in serious accidents. If you are involved in an accident while riding public transit it is important you seek the counsel of an experienced New York City MTA accident lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your options. [table-of-content] How New York City...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Fatal MTA Bus Accident

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A 7-year-old boy riding a battery-powered motorized scooter was killed after being struck by an MTA bus crash in the Bronx on May 26th, 2018, police say. The child was struck on East 184th St. and Webster Avenue in Fordham Heights around 3:30 pm. The child was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses say the reason why the bus driver did not see the boy in time was that the 7-year-old came zooming down the sidewalk, down a hill, and into the street. The sidewalk is behind a building, so it created a blind spot for the bus...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss MTA Bus Crashing Into FDNY Fire Truck

More than a dozen people sustained injuries when a fire truck and a city bus collided in Queens on Sunday, June 26 explains Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A Injury Law Firm, New York City Bus Accident Lawyers. The FDNY fire engine was westbound on Ditmars Boulevard when it collided with an MTA bus northbound on 21st Street. The crash occurred at approximately 12:20 p.m. The fire engine was en route to an "all hands fire" on 26th Avenue in Astoria. At the time of the collision, there were five firefighters on the fire truck and 13 passengers, and a driver on the...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Jury Award In Queens MTA Bus Collision

New York City Bus Accident Lawyers at the F&A Injury Law Firm discuss a recent jury verdict in Queens involving a serious MTA bus crash. On Friday, April 15, a jury in Queens, New York, awarded $12.5 million to a man injured in a bus accident that happened in 2009. The jury found the bus driver and his employer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) liable, according to a report in the New York Post. MTA Bus Accident Details Just before the accident, a traffic enforcement official instructed the man to pull his van over to a bus stop because it was blocking...

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Update: MTA Bus Action Plan

The MTA unveiled a Bus Action Plan on Monday to improve their service. This plan includes measures that are sweeping and mean to improve the reliability and speed of the bus service in NYC. They are looking to modernize the network as the MTA bus has been losing ridership over the years. The plan is being presented by NYC Transit President Andy Byford. He is looking to reinvent the service. He wants to evaluate every bus route and revamp the entire program. They are looking to meet many initiatives that will be completed ranging from short-term to long-term. Changes include the MYmta app...

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MTA Driver Arrested for Hitting Pedestrian While Driving Drunk

On April 27, an intoxicated MTA bus driver was arrested. The driver, Raquel James, was driving while drunk along Rockaway Parkway and Winthrop Street in Brooklyn. This happened at around 3 in the morning. While driving, he hit a female pedestrian. This information comes from the police. James was taken into custody. He has been charged with multiple charges including vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and more. The extent of the injuries to the pedestrian is not known at this time. If we learn any more details about this accident, we will keep you posted. This is an emerging story. If you’ve been seriously...

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MTA Accident Lawyer

MTA Accident Lawyer

The MTA, which stands for Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is in charge of one of the largest mass transit systems in the world. They handle subway lines, commuter railways, buses, bridges, and tunnels in the five boroughs of New York City as well as surrounding suburban areas. The daily number of riders on the MTA is over 8 million. So, it makes sense that accidents related to the MTA sometimes happen. When a rider, or employee, suffers injury or wrongful death because of the negligence of the MTA, the victim or the victim’s family deserves compensation for what happened. If you’ve been...

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Update on MTA Bus Accident in Brooklyn

An update on a story we reported on earlier in the week has come in. This accident occurred on Friday, April 6. There were around 20 people who were injured in an accident on this day. The accident involved an MTA bus and multiple vehicles, and it happened in Brooklyn. Overall, the injuries to the passengers and those in the vehicles were minor. But, some passengers who were on the B44 bus were taken to the hospital for their injuries. The extent of the injuries is not known. While the details are still not known, early reports indicate that a BMW rear-ended...

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