The NJ TRANSIT system was formed in 1979 by the Public Transportation Act. The department oversees numerous bus, train and light rail lines and the many stations dotted throughout New Jersey. The NJ TRANSIT system is responsible for ensuring the safety of its passengers and workers. Unfortunately, preventable accidents are common.
Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC was established in 1950 by two Harvard law school graduates who returned to their homes in New Jersey to advocate for the fair treatment of injury victims. Our team continues the tradition of fighting the toughest cases to reach the best results as efficiently as possible. If you were injured or your loved one killed in a train or bus accident in New Jersey, we aggressively pursue the maximum compensation from the state.
Notice of your intention to file a claim against NJ TRANSIT or PATH (Port Authority of New York & New Jersey) must be submitted to the appropriate department within 90 days of the incident that caused your injuries — unless you were a minor at the time of the accident, in which case you must file within 90 days of your 18th birthday. Missing this vital deadline can permanently bar you from recovering the damages to which you are entitled. To avoid forfeiting your rights, contact our law firm immediately after a bus or train accident so that we can send your notice promptly and begin investigating your case.
Our lawyers are skilled in handling complex transportation tort claims, including those involving:
For more information about suing the New Jersey transportation department, call Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC at 862-263-0770 or contact us online to schedule your one-hour free initial consultation. For your convenience, we have offices in Elmwood Park, Bridgewater, Hackensack, Morristown, and Roseland, with Spanish-speaking translators available by request.