A proposed class action suit from two people who were injured while boarding New York City subways was dismissed in the Eastern District of New York Thursday, nearly two years after an initial complaint called for the installation of doors or gates dividing subway platforms from empty tunnels.
In a two-page order, Judge William Kuntz of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted a motion to dismiss filed by Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney’s Ira Lipton, who is representing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the New York City Transit Authority and the Long Island Rail Road.
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