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Police, Fire And Emergency Vehicle Accidents

Timing Is Critical In New York City Municipal Vehicle Accidents

If you have been injured in an accident that involved any type of municipal vehicle, you need to act quickly to preserve your right to pursue legal action. If you were hit by an NYCTA bus, for example, you only have 90 days to file a notice of claim. If you have already missed this deadline, you may or may not be able to request an extension from the court.

There are many other stipulations in the law with regard to filing claims against a government entity or authority, and timing is a critical consideration in accident claims involving municipal vehicles. By hiring a qualified New York City attorney immediately following your accident, you can feel confident that your case is in good hands and all deadlines will be met.

We obtained $2 million in damages for a client who injured her ankle getting off a bus. There was a crater in the pavement at the bus stop that the victim landed in, resulting in severe injuries and requiring extensive care.

An Advocate You Can Trust

At Edelman & Edelman, P.C., we have been working to protect the rights of injury victims for nearly 60 years. We know how overwhelming it can seem to consider initiating legal action against New York City. Our practice was built on these types of cases. You can rely on us to pursue every available option in an effort to see that your rights are protected and that you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

We have experience with all types of municipal vehicle accident claims, including:

  • Bus accidents
  • Subway accidents
  • Train accidents
  • Police car accidents
  • Fire truck accidents
  • Snow plow accidents
  • Road construction vehicle accidents
  • Maintenance vehicle accidents
  • Garbage truck accidents and accidents involving other sanitation vehicles

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Speak With A Lawyer About Your New York City Municipal Vehicle Accident Claim

We invite you to contact our New York City office to speak with an attorney about your case. We offer a free initial consultation where you can get your questions answered and learn more about how we can help you. Please call 212-235-1197 or contact us via email to arrange an appointment.

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3 Reasons To Hire Us


We Go All In:With every case we accept, we put all of the firm’s resources behind our pursuit of a positive outcome. We are not afraid to spend whatever amount is necessary to present a winning case on your behalf.

3 Reasons To Hire Us


We Hire The Best Experts:We do our homework and find the experts who are doing the most cutting-edge research on your type of injury. We regularly work with medical experts, scientists, people from academia and others.

3 Reasons To Hire Us


We Know Our Opposition: In our nearly 65 years in business, we have seen all the tactics opposing attorneys uses. We use proven strategies to match them and act swiftly to overcome any attempt to limit your compensation.