Bicycle Accidents

Have You Been Injured While Riding A Bike In Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx or Queens?

More New Yorkers and people visiting Manhattan are using bicycles to get around the city. Although the popularity of bicycles has steadily increased, especially with the easy access of New York’s Citi-Bikes, riders have very little protection when navigating the city’s busy streets. Often, even if the cyclist is wearing a helmet, there is not much protection for the rider’s body and head trauma can happen easily.

Even though there are more bike lanes and paths than ever before, bicyclists must still be aware of many hazards on New York streets. Taxis, delivery trucks and other vehicles, as well as pedestrians who don’t look both ways when attempting to cross a street, are dangerous to bikers’ safety. People opening doors of cars or taxis without looking are also extremely dangerous for cyclists and hard to avoid.

Road and sidewalk construction, uneven roads and debris, and traffic congestion are other hazards that can lead to bicycle accidents. These accidents are a frequent occurrence throughout New York and can result in severe and catastrophic injuries or even death to bicyclists.

Were You Injured In A Bike Accident As A Result Of Someone Else’s Negligence?

Bicyclists injured in accidents may be entitled to compensation to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering and loss of income due to any of the following:

  • Someone opening a vehicle door into the cyclist
  • Failure to signal or yield
  • Reckless driving or speeding
  • Texting while driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Road defects
  • Double parking in a bike lane
  • Faulty equipment and poor maintenance by Citi-Bike

Kelner & Kelner Is Committed To Providing Aggressive And Compassionate Representation For Our Clients

$25 million settlement for a 33-year-old bicyclist struck by a cable company’s commercial van in the Bronx

For over 75 years, our law firm has been tirelessly advocating for injury victims and has recovered over $1 billion for our clients. Our attorneys have helped shaped New York’s injury laws and are known for some of the largest recoveries in New York state.

Get Help And Expert Advice From Our Highly Respected Attorneys

If you or a loved one has been injured in a bike accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today by calling 212-425-0700 or sending an email to get a free, confidential consultation.

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