Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in New York, NY?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | December 7, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
In New York state, motorcycle helmets are legally required for both drivers and passengers. Protective eyewear is also required for all riders. Failure to comply with these laws can result in legal consequences. You could even be faced with the loss of insurance coverage in the event of an accident. New York State Helmet Laws… read more
Facts About Road Rash
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | January 28, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
There are many different injuries bicyclists, motorcyclists, and other outdoor recreational enthusiasts might suffer at any given time. Motorcycle accidents can have a life-changing impact, and even minor injuries can leave motorcycle riders and cyclists in the hospital for days or even weeks. One of the most common injuries motorcycle owners and frequent bike riders… read more
I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?
Craig Rosenbaum | December 3, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycles can be an exciting and unique mode of transportation, but they are also one of the most dangerous methods of travel. Without airbags, seatbelts, or any bodily protection beyond motorcycle gear, riders are more at risk of sustaining severe injuries in the case of a collision. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… read more
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in New York City?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | September 26, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Over the last few years, various vehicles under the micromobility umbrella have increased in popularity and become a common mode of transportation for millions of individuals in dozens of cities. Electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) and motor-powered scooters are two of the most popular micromobility options available in many cities, and riders with subscriptions to scooter-sharing companies… read more
Woman, 42, Dies in Queens Motorcycle Crash
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 10, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
A 42-year-old woman from Allentown, PA, died in a motorcycle accident in Holliswood on July 26, 2020. The victim, Tineisha Howard, was driving a 2019 Kawasaki ZX6R when she lost control of the motorcycle. She was traveling southbound on Francis Lewis Boulevard. Around 7:20 that evening, Ms. Howard struck a fire hydrant and crashed. She… read more
TV Reporter Dies After Accident Involving Revel Scooter
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | July 26, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
A tragic accident involving a Revel scooter claimed the life of a local television reporter in New York. The accident occurred at the intersection of India Street and Franklin Street in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint section around 5:30 p.m. on July 18, 2020. Nina Kapur was riding as a passenger on the scooter, according to a detective…. read more
Death of NYPD Officer Shines Light on Roadway Dangers
Craig Rosenbaum | May 14, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Just last month a 34-year-old member of the NYPD was killed while riding his motorcycle to work. The fallen officer was struck by a speeding driver who may have been racing a second vehicle when the fatal accident occurred. Through the driver of the vehicle that struck the officer has been taken into custody, many… read more
Are you ready to share the road with e-scooters?
Craig Rosenbaum | August 20, 2019 | Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents
The rules of the road are always changing, but many New Yorkers may get caught off-guard by a law that may soon affect their safety on the streets. Both chambers of the legislature have passed a law that allows for rental e-scooters on New York streets, except for in Manhattan. The bill has not yet… read more
Ride safe in any weather with these 5 tips
Craig Rosenbaum | May 22, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents
Whether you ride motorcycle, bike or scooter, you’re probably ready to get out on the road this summer. But, before you go it’s important to have the right gear for the weather. Here are a few tips to prepare for outdoor riding. 1. Carry rain gear Even if the forecast is clear, it’s a good… read more
Delivery cyclists: one of the most dangerous jobs in NYC
Craig Rosenbaum | August 29, 2018 | Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents
Delivering meals on a bike through the streets of New York City is not an easy job. It is probably even harder and more dangerous than you think. Every day, they may fight traffic, bad weather, irate pedestrians and uncooperative doormen. And, they run the risk of being severely injured or killed by the motor… read more