Navigation Links
No Surprise to David Perecman And Other Personal Injury Attorneys, Vehicles Lead All Causes of Injury at New York Hospital
Date:2/1/2010

A study shows that the number of pedestrians struck by vehicles in Queens is rising.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 1, 2010 -- A report on pedestrian accident statistics released by Elmhurst Hospital Center shows that the number of people struck by vehicles in some central and western sections of Queens is on rise. The report is being analyzed by New York personal injury attorneys to help their clients.

Among the highlights:

 
  • Last year, the number of people treated at the hospital for a pedestrian injury was the highest in almost a decade.
  • In 2009, 256 people were treated at the hospital for a pedestrian injury. This means a jump of 16 people over the 2008 total, and 41 more injured pedestrians than the hospital admitted in 2007.
  • Pedestrian injury is the top injury mechanism that brought patients into Elmhurst Hospital Center during 2008 and 2009.
  • Vehicles striking pedestrians caused more than 30% of the injuries seen at Elmhurst Hospital, whereas the incidence ranges from 9-25% in other parts of New York City
  • 7% of the Elmhurst Hospital pedestrian injury study patients died from their injuries.
  • The average length of stay for the survivors was 10 days. New York personal injury attorneys recognize the great hardship this length of stay could be for victims and their families.
Officials have taken the statistics on pedestrian accidents into consideration and are taking the appropriate measures to make the city's streets safer. In an effort, to reverse the rise in injuries, medical, transportation and law enforcement experts from all around New York City will meet with the community in an effort to create solutions to ease the problem.

Numbers from 2008 reveal the majority of crashes centered around a few locations, including Queens Blvd. and 63rd Drive, Roosevelt Ave. near 64th and 69th Sts. and Northern Blvd., near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in New York. Personal injury lawyers find this fact to be of significant importance.

Surprising to researchers who compiled the report in New York, and personal injury attorneys alike, the majority of accident victims were adults 19 to 64. Greater numbers of injured children and elderly people were expected.

"People of all ages need to be made more aware of traffic dangers. Pedestrian injury is a significant problem, and everyone must practice safety in the streets - walkers and drivers," said David Perecman, an experienced New York personal injury attorney. "My firm's attorneys look forward to seeing what solutions the city comes up with."

About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:
For the past 30 years, the New York personal injury attorneys, auto accident, construction accident, and medical malpractice attorneys at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have championed all types of cases for personal injury accidents. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, is a Board Director and the past Secretary and Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and a chair of its Labor Law Committee. Mr. Perecman's achievements have brought him recognition as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010.

The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict* for a construction accident, a $5.35 million dollar verdict** for an automobile accident, and a $40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice.

*later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
** later settled for $3.5 million
"Lawyer Advertising"
"Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome."

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/newyork/personalinjuryattorney/prweb3548214.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Surprise in Lab Helps ID Drug to Fight ALS
2. Surprise U.S. Supreme Court Decision Helps Michigan Citizens
3. Surprise Orgasms Baffle Women Undergoing New Infertility Treatment
4. Easter Eggs May Hold Some Unwanted Surprises
5. This Mothers Day, Surprise Mom With a New Way to Give
6. NARALS CHOICE: Is Anyone Surprised About Out-of-the-Mainstream NARALs Choice of Barack Obama for President?
7. Hey fever! The surprise benefit of allergies
8. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Christmas Gift to Federal Employees: Surprise, Were Cutting Your Benefits!; Patients, Doctors and Health Care Providers Outraged
9. Surprise discovery made in cancer research
10. Sweet Surprise: Even Former Critics Dispel Long-Held Myths About High Fructose Corn Syrup
11. A surprise spark for pre-cancerous colon polyps
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
No Surprise to David Perecman And Other Personal Injury Attorneys, Vehicles Lead All Causes of Injury at New York Hospital 
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... , ... In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men ... feel shame for having struggled with an eating disorder as well as common co-occurring ... in Life After an Eating Disorder” -- to be featured at this year’s iaedp ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, Inc. aims to make it easier ... couches to dressers and bicycles. Roadie — the national on-the-way delivery network — will ... through February 28th. , “January is an exciting time when resolutions are made ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... , ... Doctor C LLC, a company based out of Arizona that focuses ... the marketing and distribution of its product, The Right C. , The Right C ... than traditional vitamin C supplements. At the trade show, Doctor C had the opportunity ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... ATP Science, an Australian-based company focused ... the January ECRM Trade Show in Hilton Head, SC, benefiting from outstanding meetings ... of supplements that keep the body functioning at its peak performance by providing ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... "TransFlare 4K Mystique comes ... of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... Utilizing the Dragon Sensor,TransFlare 4K Mystique lens flare and light leak transitions have a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... , Jan. 19, 2017  Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc. ( ... treat mitochondrial dysfunction, today announced new additions to its ... as Chief Medical Officer, and Daniel Geffken ... that Jim Carr , Pharm.D. has been promoted ... are pleased to welcome Doug and Daniel to our ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 James ... & Haematology, 2016;12(Suppl 2):3-8; http://www.touchoncology.com/articles/optimising-clinical-outcomes-gastrointestinal-cancers-through-inhibiting-angiogenesis-and ... ... Published recently in a supplement to European ... touchONCOLOGY, an article by James Gilbart ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , January 19, 2017 ... Otsuka in the Milner Therapeutics Consortium   ... in Cambridge   ... PFE ) as a partner to the ... Consortium, which enables the efficient transfer of materials between ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: