For teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that nearly 100,000 teenagers in that age group are injured yearly. Almost 2,000 teenage drivers every year are killed in vehicle crashes.
Lawrence Krasin of Edelman, Krasin & Jaye has taken on the case of the bus matron who was severely injured when the special-needs vehicle she was driving was hit by an alleged terrorist last Halloween, near the West Side highway in New York City. Mr. Krasin was quoted in the New York Post recently regarding the Halloween Bike Path Attack.
Intersections have long been one of the most dangerous zones for vehicle accidents because they are where vehicles — and bicyclists and pedestrians — often come together.