Faggiani said that the conductor "just kept emphasizing 'wheelchair"' when he tried to get off at his stop last August. He is suing for "serious psychological injuries and distress."
The LIRR refused to comment on pending litigation, but said it would instruct employees to avoid referring to a person's disability when making public announcements.
LIRR spokesman Joe Calderone said employees would say that "a customer needs assistance."
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