Bicycle Accidents

Avoiding a Manhattan Bicycle Crash

Posted on February 13, 2019 in
If you are involved in a bicycle accident in Manhattan, the results can be devastating and you may suffer severe injuries that require you to retain a Manhattan Bicycle Accident Lawyer. So let’s look at ways to avoid a Manhattan bicycle accident all together and address some questions that may be on the minds of Manhattan cyclists that are looking to be pro-active in circumventing a bike crash on the streets of New York City. Should I Ride My Bicycle Against Traffic or With It? For reasons unknown, some...
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Avoiding the “Right Hook” as a Manhattan Bicyclist

Posted on December 13, 2018 in
“Right Hook” Bicycle Accidents in Manhattan Before discussing how to avoid a right hook bike collision, defining what it means is the better place to start. A Manhattan bicyclist is right-hooked when he is struck by an automobile at an intersection and the car turns right, striking the bicyclist who is properly riding to the far right of vehicular traffic. Also, a motorist may see a bicyclist to her right and try to increase her speed and then cut off the Manhattan bicyclist causing a collision. Preventing a Right...
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Manhattan Bicyclists Doored While Cycling

Posted on December 9, 2018 in
More and more people choose bicycles to navigate the streets of Manhattan, as they oftentimes outpace vehicular traffic and provide a great workout at the same time. The introduction of Citi Bikes has also led to more cyclists on New York City’s streets. However, navigating the City’s roadways as a Manhattan cyclist comes with many perils, such as getting “doored” by a vehicle. This involves a person in a vehicle opening their door as the bicyclist slams into it. The person in the vehicle did not bother to look...
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Are Electric Bikes Safe?

Posted on November 5, 2018 in
E-Bikes Pedestrian and bicycle accidents can lead to some of the most serious injuries in Manhattan and the surrounding New York City boroughs, and with the onslaught of so-called e-bikes, or electric bicycles, new debates have emerged. As anyone who has traveled throughout NYC will tell you, some bicyclists are safer than others. Some ride on the right side of the road and obey traffic signals while others ride down the middle of the road and weave through both stopped and moving traffic. Further, still, some bicyclists ride the...
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