While waiting for a subway train, a woman fell onto the tracks where she lay until run over by an oncoming train, causing paralyzing injuries.

 

The plaintiff brought suit on the theory that the platform and track area was negligently designed because there existed no system to detect her presence on the tracks and warn or stop approaching subway trains.

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Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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