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Subway Accident Victim Wins $3.595 Million Verdict Against The New York City Transit Authority
Date:2/17/2009

found the Transit Authority negligent and apportioned 35% of the fault to the victim. The jury awarded $3,594,943 to compensate the victim for his pain and suffering and medical expenses.

"A subway train operator is obligated to stop a subway train before it strikes a large object on the tracks, even if it is not known that the object is actually an intoxicated person. The jury held the Transit Authority liable for not stopping the train when the operator had sufficient time to do so," said Andrew J. Smiley, Esq.

Smiley & Smiley, LLP, a boutique law firm in midtown Manhattan, specializes in representing victims who have suffered catastrophic injury as a result of another's negligence. The firm also represents clients who have sustained serious injuries or wrongful death resulting from medical malpractice, construction accidents, automobile accidents and product liability.

Andrew J. Smiley and his partners at Smiley & Smiley, LLP regularly appear on television news networks to provide legal commentary. Previous appearances on Fox News Network, Good Morning America, TrueTV, Headline News, and MSNBC can be viewed on the media page of the firm's website at smileylaw.com.

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