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Lack Of Seat Belt Use Is Major Cause Of Crash-Related Injuries And Deaths To Drivers And Passengers

On behalf of Dankner Milstein, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on October 17, 2017

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among those aged 1-to-54 in the U.S. A recent study by the National Highway Safety Traffic Commission (NHTSC) confirms seat belt use is one of the most effective ways to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. Yet according to the study, and despite billions of dollars spent on advertising by … Continue Reading


Teenaged Drivers Three Times As Likely To Be Involved In Deadly Car Crash

On behalf of Dankner Milstein, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on August 31, 2017

New teenaged drivers between the ages of 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

This alarming finding becomes particularly heightened during what the not-for-profit traffic safety organization has dubbed the “100 Deadliest Days,” which begins every Memorial Day and … Continue Reading


New Studies Show Driverless Technology Is Best Possible Cure For National Motor Vehicle Accident Injury And Death Epidemic

On behalf of Dankner Milstein, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on July 26, 2017

Driverless vehicles will hopefully become a reality sooner than later and when they do it won’t be a minute too soon. The National Safety Council (NSC) released its annual report for 2016 recently, and it wasn’t pretty. It turns out in 2016 there were more than 40,000 traffic fatalities in the United States, a 6% increase over 2015. Our law … Continue Reading


Cracking down on some of the city’s most vulnerable populations “is misguided and will have little to no impact on making our streets safer,” Jay W. Dankner

On behalf of Dankner Milstein, P.C. posted in Bike Accidents on May 15, 2017

CRACKING DOWN ON SOME OF THE CITY’S MOST VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IS MISGUIDED AND WILL HAVE LITTLE TO NO IMPACT ON MAKING STREETS SAFER, TOP NEW YORK CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER ADVISES

The New York Daily News reported last week that in one 24-hour period in the last week in March 2017, the NYPD, in the borough of Manhattan alone, targeted mostly … Continue Reading


Jay Dankner Provides Statistics Behind Motor Vehicle Related Injuries and Deaths In New York City

On behalf of Dankner Milstein, P.C. posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on April 26, 2017

STATISTICS BELOW PROVIDED BY TOP NEW YORK CAR ACCIDENT LAW FIRM POINTS TO CAUSES OF MOTOR VEHICLE RELATED INJURIES AND DEATHS IN THE CITY.

New York Police Department statistics show that although there was a slight decline in motor vehicle accidents in 2015 and 2016 in New York City, surprisingly, pedestrian injuries involving motor vehicles rose.

Still, city officials note … Continue Reading