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Crash Course: Understanding Liability in NYC Bike Accidents

Biking in New York City offers a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation, but it’s not without its risks. Bike accidents can lead to severe injuries and legal complexities, especially when determining liability. In this crash course, we’ll delve into the factors that influence liability in NYC bike accidents, from the actions of motorists and cyclists to the role of road conditions. Understanding these dynamics is crucial for both cyclists and motorists to navigate the […]

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Did Someone Hit You While Riding Your Bike in NY? What’s Next?

New York City is known for its vibrant cycling culture, with thousands of people commuting on bikes daily. While cycling can be an enjoyable and eco-friendly way to get around, it also comes with its share of risks, especially when sharing the road with cars, trucks, and pedestrians. If you’ve been unfortunate enough to experience a bike accident in the city, it’s essential to know what steps to take next. In this blog, we’ll discuss […]

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Recovering Damages in a New York Bike Accident Lawsuit

Unfortunately, bicycle accidents in New York City are common and can result in serious injuries or even death. If you’ve been involved in a bike accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other damages. Here’s what you need to know about recovering damages in a New York bike accident lawsuit. Types of Damages In a bike accident lawsuit, you may be entitled to various types of damages, including: Medical expenses: This […]

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E Bicyclist Killed By Hit and Run Driver |

Bronx Hit and Run Driver Kills Law Abiding E Bike Rider The recent article in the New York Daily News, “Speeding-hit-and-run driver kills 64 year old e-bicyclist“, brings to light the tragic consequences of reckless driving and the importance of understanding negligence and insurance in accidents involving e-bikes.  As e-bikes continue to grow in popularity, it is essential to be aware of the potential risks and legal implications of accidents involving these vehicles.  In this […]

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Inexperience: The New Cyclist Safety Hazard on New York Streets

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed some interesting phenomena. From less air pollution to dolphins frolicking in empty cruise ports, the landscape of the world has changed in many ways because of the pandemic – and one of those is more cyclists on the streets of New York City. Many people are trading in public transportation for two wheels and taking the streets on bicycles to get where they need to go. While this change isn’t […]

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Ways New York Drivers Cause Bicycle Accidents

Although bicycling is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to get around the city, sharing the roads with cars is risky business, and you could wind up seriously injured or killed in a collision. The streets of New York are a chaotic mix of cars, trucks, buses, cyclists, and pedestrians. This means that crashes, many of them serious or deadly, are much more common here than in other places. What’s more – the […]

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Did you Have a Bike Accident in a NYC Bike Lane?

At the end of 2018, 20.9 miles of protected bike lanes were added to NYC streets. Despite over 170 miles of bike paths, bike lanes and Greenways in the Bronx, cyclists are still being hit. In 2017, there were over 450 bicycle accidents in the Bronx. Take the example of Carlos Vasquez. He was killed last year while riding his bike on Webster Avenue. A box truck driver struck him late in the evening and […]

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Gear That Can Protect You from New York Bicycle Injuries

Even if you’re a native New Yorker or you’ve been biking your whole life, cycling in the city can be straight-up terrifying. At least 26 bikers were killed by motorists in 2017 alone. That’s the bad news. Want some good? Protective gear can help you reduce injuries, and the right gear might even save your life. Before you ride, make sure you have all of your safety gear ready to wear and use. What should […]

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How New York Parents Can Protect Kids after a Bicycle Accident

Bicycle riding is a great activity for children. It helps them stay active and enjoy the outdoors, and it can give older children more independence as they use their bikes as a means of transportation. However, bike riding is also a common way for kids to sustain injuries. How common are bike riding injuries? Bicycle accidents account for about 500,000 emergency room visits annually, and about 300,000 of these injured cyclists are children. Worse, around […]

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Hurt While Biking in NY? Here’s What You Need to Do

Biking is one of the best ways to get around in the city. You’re not subject to traffic and parking issues that make ride-sharing and driving cumbersome. And it’s often faster than taking public transit. However, collisions with automobiles are a major risk for cyclists here, making bicycle accidents a common cause of serious injury. A recent accident involving bicyclists on the 28th Annual NYC Century Bike Tour illustrates this point. An unlicensed driver who […]

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