Injured in a Cab Accident in New York? Learn About Your Options
A study by the New York Times that examined New York car accidents in a
given year found that as many as one in every five car accidents involved
a taxicab. Of the 70,000 accidents in the city that year, almost 13,000
The New York taxicab accident lawyers at
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., represent people who have been injured in
motorcycle accidents, pedestrian and bicycle accidents and other accidents involving taxicabs.
While the crazy antics of New York City taxicab drivers are sometimes
the subject of comedy routines, accidents involving taxicabs can have
tragic consequences for which the cab driver and company can and should
be held responsible.
Call Us to Learn How We Can Help
Our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. If we accept your case,
there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. For a
free consultation with our New York personal injury attorneys, please call 212-406-1700 or
contact us online.
Facts About New York Cabs
The Taxi and Limousine Commission, which oversees taxicab operations in
the city, regulates more than 50,000 vehicles and 100,000 drivers collecting
more than $1 billion in fares each year. Most cabs make an average of
30 trips during a 12-hour shift.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission reports more than 400 million riders
per year. For comparison, the entire population of the United States is
estimated at about 300 million.
In a study conducted in 2000, the New York City cab industry logged more
than 13,000 consumer complaints - or nearly 36 complaints a day.
Newsday reported that 29 people died and more than 8,000 were injured in
almost 10,000 New York City taxicab accidents in 2006.
Call the New York law office of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool
Our New York taxicab attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs &
Kool offer free appointments to discuss your rights.