According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the leading causes of death among children in the United States is motor vehicle injuries. In 2014, there were 602 deaths among children aged 12 and younger who were occupants in motor vehicle crashes.
Additionally, over 121,350 were injured. A CDC study revealed that in one year, over 618,000 children ages 0 to 12 years rode in vehicles without the use of a seatbelt, booster seat or child safety seat at least some of the time. In 2014, of the children aged 12 and younger who died as a result of a crash, 34% were not buckled up.
Tips on Child Passenger Safety
Parents in New York and other parts of the US should follow important tips on child passenger safety. These include:
If your child is injured in a motor accident that is caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence, you should take legal action. You can file a personal injury suit to obtain compensation for your child’s injuries. Some accidents can result in devastating injuries such as spinal injury, traumatic brain injury and paralysis, to name a few. With compensation, you can make sure that your child receives the necessary treatment, equipment and other requirements.
Get Legal Service for Accidents Involving Child Safety in New York
If your child has been injured in a motor accident in New York, you should immediately seek the help of the reliable personal injury lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff of RMFW Law at 212 697 9280.
Call RMFW Law today! We know how to sue and we know who to sue. The first meeting with us is free. In fact, you never have to write us a check since we only take a percentage at the end. We will keep you informed every major step of the way. We will not make a major decision without your blessing and acknowledgement.
RMFW Law knows how to attack the other side. We can play nice or we can play hardball.