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The addition of Leigh Eskenasi as a named partner recognizes his dedication to our clients, and his contributions to the numerous multi-million dollar recoveries the firm has obtained, which are among the highest in New York State.

Friday, August 4, 2023

13 Injured in Queens as LIRR Train Derails

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Yesterday, at least thirteen people were injured when a Long Island Railroad train derailed near Jamaica Station. According to news reports, the train was traveling at 54 miles per hour at the time of the crash.  Fortunately, each train has a “black box” which records all of the train’s travel data, which will assist investigators…

Friday, October 26, 2018

Look Out Above: New York City Subway Riders Experience Station Ceiling Collapses

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Train Accidents

Subway Injury From Above As if extensive train delays and overcrowded subway cars were not enough, New York City subway riders also face overhead dangers associated with crumbling infrastructure at subway stations throughout the city. Recently, at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall station, riders witnessed the aftermath of a collapsed piece of ceiling which landed on the…

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Train Derailments in NYC | Train Derailment Lawyers

By Leigh Eskenasi
Posted in Train Accidents

Train Derailment Lawyers New Yorkers regularly rely on public transportation to navigate the five boroughs. Whether traveling by train, subway, or ferry, New Yorkers can expect to face a myriad of issues on their daily voyages, ranging from overcrowded platforms, to mechanical issues. This summer has seen its fair share of delays, and recently derailments….

Friday, March 24, 2017

Amtrak Train Derails at NY Penn Station

By Leigh Eskenasi

This morning, at approximately 9 a.m., an Amtrak train derailed at Penn Station in New York City. The Amtrak Acela Express 2151 had been bound for Washington D.C., when it derailed and hit a New Jersey Transit passenger train. The impact caused a window on the train to blow out and significant damage to the…

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

LIRR Commuter Train Crashes

By Louis Grandelli

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed during rush hour this morning in Brooklyn, injuring 103 people. Fire Department officials stated that the train from Far Rockaway derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn when it struck a bumping block at track 6 in the terminal around 8:20 a.m., causing the first car to come off…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Dangers Of The Daily Commute

By Stephen Wagner III

From the Bronx to Staten Island, millions of New Yorkers are potentially exposed to the dangers presented by one of the most expansive and sprawling public transportation systems on the planet. Just last week, a woman was gravely injured when she fell on the subway tracks at the Gun Hill Road station in the Bronx. She…

Friday, May 15, 2015

Amtrak Derailment Results in Death of 8 and Hundreds of Injuries

By Louis Grandelli

On May 13, 2015, an Amtrak train carrying 243 passengers heading Northbound to New York derailed, killing at least eight, and injuring many more. While the cause of the crash has yet to be determined, recent reports have indicated that the train was traveling over 100 miles per hour, on a curve with a speed…

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