Long Island Railroad

The Long Island Rail Road (reporting mark LI), legally known as the Long Island Rail Road Company and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in southeastern New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island. With an average weekday ridership of 337,800 passengers in 2014, it is the busiest commuter railroad in North America. It is also one of the few commuter systems in the world that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. It is publicly owned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as MTA Long Island Rail Road.
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  • How “Foreseeability” Applies to Personal Injury Cases

    … be held liable for such injuries as well. Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad. Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co. was a landmark case from 1928 which helped establish the concept of proximate cause and foreseeability in the United States. The case centered around a man who was rushing to get onto a train, but who dropped a package (which contained…

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