New York City Car Accident Attorney Hails NYC’s Record Low in Automotive Fatalities

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David Resnick of David Resnick & Associates, P.C., says record of positive results in traffic safety efforts should be an impetus for New York City leaders to do more to prevent accidents, injuries and deaths.

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New York City personal injury lawyer David Resnick

As we celebrate along with city officials the announcement that New York City traffic death rates reached an all-time low in 2011, we say a record of positive results is a reason to push for more improvement.

New York City car accident attorney David Resnick today congratulated New York City administrators on a record low in the number of annual traffic fatalities. He also challenged the city to go even further to improve traffic safety.

“As we celebrate along with city officials the announcement that New York City traffic death rates reached an all-time low in 2011, we say a record of positive results is a reason to push for more improvement,” said Resnick of David Resnick & Associates, P.C.

The New York City personal injury firm represents individuals who suffer physical and emotional injuries in auto accidents throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx.

“We look forward to additional traffic safety initiatives from the Mayor’s office and the New York City DOT to curb such dangerous conduct as aggressive driving, speeding, drunk driving and distracted driving,” Resnick said.

In a recent press release, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced that New York City had recorded the fewest traffic-related fatalities in 2011 since record-keeping began in 1910. As of December 27, there were 237 traffic fatalities in 2011 – 40 percent fewer than occurred in 2001, the NYCDOT said.

“The new record lows come as the Department of Transportation has undertaken unprecedented safety engineering initiatives and public education efforts, and the NYPD has implemented aggressive enforcement programs, all to reduce dangerous speeding, combat drunken driving and calm traffic citywide,” the release stated.

Since its founding in 1998, David Resnick & Associates, P.C., has secured millions of dollars in compensation by prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of its clients, including people injured in car crashes or the families of individuals killed in motor vehicle accidents in New York City and across the state.

“In addition to standing up for the rights of automobile accident victims, we believe we are contributing to the fight against reckless and negligent behavior,” Resnick said.

“Accountability is important. If a driver causes injury and harm because of their reckless or negligent driving, we believe the driver must be appropriately penalized, and the driver’s victims should be compensated.”

About David Resnick & Associates, P.C.

David Resnick & Associates, P.C., provides professional and compassionate legal assistance to victims of injury and negligence. Founded in 1998, the firm is experienced at handling multiple types of injury and negligence cases in New York City, including motor vehicle accidents, hit and run, bicycle accidents, pedestrian injuries, trip and fall, construction accidents, premises liability and other kinds of personal injury and wrongful death claims.

David Resnick & Associates serves clients in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, the Bronx and all of New York City. Mr. Resnick can be reached at (212) 279-2000 or through his website’s online contact form.

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