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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accidents Cause Significant Injuries; Don’t Suffer Alone
Representing Nassau County | Suffolk County | New York City

More and more people are riding bikes in New York, especially with the rise of bike-sharing businesses like Citi Bike. But despite efforts to reduce traffic fatalities, bicyclists still suffer injuries at an alarming rate.

At Edelman, Krasin & Jaye, PLLC, in Westbury, Long Island, our attorneys and lawyers have extensive experience in a wide range of personal injury cases, including those relating to bicycle accidents. We carefully examine each case to determine who could be held responsible, so that our clients can get the compensation they deserve for their injuries.

When Someone Else Fails To Share The Road

Some New York motorists are unaware, or at least drive as if they are unaware, that bicyclists are protected by the same rules of the road as they are. Cars do not take priority over bikes and, in turn, bicyclists must follow the law as well. In addition, failure to yield to a bicycle is a misdemeanor in New York.

When bicycles tangle with motor vehicles, the bicyclist usually loses. Serious injuries are common in these cases, including:

In some instances, a cyclist may be thrown off the bike or be dragged by the motor vehicle, resulting in serious injuries or even death.

We’re Here To Help

No one accepts the risk of being injured in a crash simply by getting on a bicycle. If you or a loved one was injured in a bicycle crash, we can help you pursue compensation for your injuries. Send us an email through our online form or call 800-469-7429 to schedule a free initial consultation with a bicycle injury lawyer.