Bicycle Accidents

Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident in NYC Is Serious

When most people think of a bike accident, they picture injuries like scraped skin, head trauma, or broken bones. While those wounds can have severe and long-lasting consequences, there’s a lesser-known injury that can also occur after a cycling incident: a ruptured spleen.  Suffering a ruptured spleen in a bike crash can be life-threatening. Here’s… read more

Who Is To Blame For Fatal Pedestrian And Cyclist Crashes In NYC?

Driving in New York City can be a hassle and taking a cab, bus or subway to work every day can be expensive. Sometimes the easiest and most cost-effective way to navigate the streets of New York is by walking or bicycling. However, bicyclists and pedestrians are losing their lives at the hands of careless… read more

After a car strikes a bicyclist

Vehicles and bicyclists share New York streets. But they travel on unequal terms because bicyclists have practically no protection when they are involved in motor vehicle accidents. Even though the time after a collision is frightening and confusing, bicyclists should take steps to prevent risking their health or losing legal rights. Accidents The first most common accident is… read more

Cyclist killed in collision with bus in New York City

New Yorkers rely on various modes of transportation to get around the city and surrounding areas. Whether it is by a personal vehicle, bus, subway, bicycle or feet, the city is busy with residents and visitors going to and from their destinations. This can make it challenging for different modes of transportation to co-exist, especially… read more

Is New York City doing enough to curb dooring accidents?

Do you bike as part of your commute? If so, then there’s a pretty good chance that the thought of being involved in an accident had crossed your mind, even before one took you by surprise. Although bicycling is extraordinarily common in New York City and its suburbs, the fact remains that it is an… read more

Despite dedicated lanes, cyclists still involved in crashes

Some New York intersections have seen many changes to accommodate pedestrians, giving them more time to get to the other side before cars can pass. Additionally there has been an increase in bike lanes in an attempt to protect cyclists from traffic. However, not everyone thinks their design is conducive to safety. Some of the… read more

The right bicycle safety gear is a must

It doesn’t matter if you ride your bicycle to and from work every day or only jump in the saddle on the weekends, it’s critical to wear safety gear to protect you against serious injury in the event of an accident. Even the safest bicyclists have the potential to be part of an accident, with… read more