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New York Bike Accident Lawyers – Helmet Protection & Brain Injuries

If you ride bicycles, you may have an idea of just how much crashing hurts. Crashing or being hit while riding your bicycle can be anything from simply embarrassing to majorly painful. New riders may think that they’re skilled enough to never crash, but ask any bicycle accident lawyer and they will tell you there […]

Bicycle Accidents – Tips to Help You Stay Safe

As people attempt to get in shape and save money on fuel costs, biking becomes more popular. While we all know about the benefits of riding a bicycle, few people ever discuss the hazards involved. That’s why we feel the importance of addressing bicycle accidents and how to stay safe while on your bike. We’ve […]

NYC Bicyclist Fatalities Climbing as Other Traffic Deaths Decline

The 2017 Vision Zero report showed a marked decline in traffic fatalities in New York City. Overall traffic deaths dropped by 28% from 2014 to 2017, and pedestrian fatalities declined by a remarkable 45%. However, the news wasn’t all good. While other types of traffic fatalities were reaching record lows, NYC bicycle fatalities surged upward. In 2017, […]

Is New York City Liable for Bike Accidents?

Biking is a popular recreational activity and means of transportation in New York. It’s estimated that about 450,000 bike trips take place in the city every day—a 200% increase over the early 2000s. New Yorkers and visitors to the city take tens of thousands of rides on Citi Bikes each day, for a total of […]

New York City Bicycle Accidents are Surprisingly Serious

Most of us have been in bicycles accidents—when we were in elementary school. And, bicyclists flying over the handlebars after an ill-timed car door swings open are popular fodder for comedy films. With those associations in play, it’s easy to shrug off bicycle accidents as minor incidents that are little more than an annoyance. The […]

Bicycling teenager dies after being hit by a car

People in New York who have been injured in a car accident in which another party is at fault have the right to seek compensation for their injuries and losses. Likewise, the family members of someone who is killed as a result of a negligent driver’s actions can seek to contact an accident attorney in New […]

NYC Citi Bike Share Program Leads to Bike Safety Debate

New York City’s crowded streets are about to gain some additional traffic – not from taxis or other motor vehicles as you might expect, but in the form of up to 10,000 bicycles that will be a part of the Citi Bike share program. The program has raised some eyebrows, as New York residents wonder […]

Bicycle Safety in the Big City – Avoiding Accidents

Bicycling in a big city can be a big challenge. However, more and more people are opting for urban cycling as a means of transportation instead of driving motor vehicles. Between 2001 and 2009, the number of bicycle trips in the United States increased from 1.7 billion to 4 billion. This is more than twice […]

Many NY intersections pose a risk to bicyclists and pedestrians

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 […]

Injured by a bicyclist? What rights do you have?

In NYC, there always seems to be an ongoing battle between motorists and bicyclists that must share the road, and accidents often occur when one comes too close to another. Often, you hear about a bicyclist being injured by a motorist, but sometimes, a pedestrian is severely injured by a bicyclist. This was the case […]