Navigating New York City streets can be a challenge at times, no matter whether you are driving a car, riding a bike, or simply walking. Intersections of course pose the biggest risk, and some New York City intersections are a lot more dangerous than others. In fact, many have earned the notorious recognition of being the most dangerous intersections in NY due to the number accidents that occur within their area.
Many of these accidents often involve cyclists, who find it difficult to avoid injury, even when they obey all the safety rules and regulations. As many bicycle accident lawyers in NYC can attest to, even when bicyclists obey all the rules of the road, many motorists do not, resulting in unfortunate accidents.
The mixture of motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists is a confusing one, and one wrong move by a motorist who is not paying attention, driving recklessly, or driving in a negligent manner can result in serious injuries for bicyclists, and sometimes even an unfortunate death.
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If you, a loved one or someone you was injured by a motorist while riding a bicycle, then you are strongly advised to contact a bicycle accident lawyer in NYC as soon as possible. If you have medical bills, serious injuries, are missing work due to your injuries, and in pain, then you have a right to compensation, and the motorist’s insurance company may not be offering you everything you deserve, if anything at all. Your attorney can help you to prove negligence on the part of the motorist and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.