Metro North Accident - Train Derailment
WRSMH attorney Kenneth Halperin obtained a settlement in the amount of $1,700,000 for a woman who was injured in a train derailment.
The accident in question occurred when the plaintiff was a passenger on a train that derailed due to the negligence of the defendants. The defendants accepted responsibility for the happening of the accident.
As a result of the accident, plaintiff sustained head and face lacerations that required multiple sutures and left mild scarring on her forehead. The plaintiff also suffered torn ligaments in her knee and a vertebral fracture at C4. The injuries required physical therapy. Plaintiff did not have to undergo any surgery for these injuries.