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May is National Bike Month | Here’s How to Stay Safe

May is National Bike Month | Here’s How to Stay Safe

May is National Bike Month, and because of this, our Manhattan personal injury lawyer has compiled a short list of bicycle safety tips for all those who ride to help ensure their safety. Please continue reading to learn more about how you can stay safe while cycling around the city. Always wear a helmet. Cyclists should understand that it is always in their best interests to wear helmets that are in compliance with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety[...]

Attorney Richard M. Kenny Published in Today’s Edition of AM New York Metro

Attorney Richard M. Kenny Published in Today’s Edition of AM New York Metro

Congratulations to Attorney Richard M. Kenny for having an Op-Ed regarding cycling accidents in NYC published in amNewYork Metro. If you have recently sustained an injury due to a negligent NYC cyclist, Attorney Kenny is here to help. Simply contact our firm today. Click here for a digital edition of the paper, where you will find the Op-Ed on page 6.

Recovering Financial Compensation After a New York Bicycle Accident Injury

Recovering Financial Compensation After a New York Bicycle Accident Injury

Cycling is a staple of New York City, and cities everywhere, for that matter. Cycling is cost-effective, great exercise, and can even be good fun. However, riding a bicycle can also be very dangerous. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation to help cover the cost of any damages you have incurred. Please read on to learn more: What are the most common types of bicycle accidents? Rear-end[...]

Why Are More Women Bicyclists Dying in New York City?

Why Are More Women Bicyclists Dying in New York City?

Statistically speaking, commuting by bicycle is a predominantly male activity. In New York City, for example, just a quarter of the bike-share members who specified their gender in June 2019 were female. This was actually a 3-percentage-point increase from four years ago. Unfortunately, as more women take to the roads on two wheels, the number of fatal bicycle accidents involving women has increased. By mid-July 2019, four women in NYC had already died in bicycle crashes. In 2018,[...]

How to Recover Compensation Following a Bicycle Accident in New York

How to Recover Compensation Following a Bicycle Accident in New York

Whether you enjoy riding your bicycle for fun in the suburbs or use it as your primary means of transportation in the city, bicyclists are everywhere in New York. Bicycles are free to ride, you can enjoy a nice cool breeze, and cycling is a downright healthy activity, so it is no secret why people enjoy it. However, bicyclists are far less protected than other motor vehicles on the road, and other motorists very often fail to show[...]

FAQs About Bicycle Accident Wrongful Death Claims in New York

FAQs About Bicycle Accident Wrongful Death Claims in New York

Riding a bike is a healthy and convenient way to skirt New York City traffic, but it still poses certain risks. Because of these dangers, which include serious injury and even death, the state of New York has implemented laws to protect cyclists.   For example, all bicyclists who are younger than 14 years old must wear an approved helmet when operating the bike or riding as a passenger. Additionally, children younger than 1 are not allowed to[...]

NYC Bicycle Accidents

NYC Bicycle Accidents

In New York City, many individuals rely on their bicycles to get around. Of course, bicycles in New York City are primarily sharing the roads with cars, trucks, and taxis, which puts the bicyclists at high risk for being hit by a motor vehicle. Bicycle accidents are very serious and often result in fatalities. 94 percent of all fatal bicycle accidents are the result of the carelessness or negligence of the driver. Due to the lack of protection[...]

No Fault for Bicyclists in NYC

No Fault for Bicyclists in NYC

As the weather finally warms up after what seems like the longest winter ever, many New Yorkers are hitting the streets on a bicycle to get around. As convenient as bicycles are in New York City, they also pose a significant risk because bicyclists and motor vehicle drivers often share the roads. The risk can increase when bicyclists choose to weave in and out of traffic, putting themselves and others around them in danger. If an individual in[...]

Manhattan to Add New Bike Lanes

Manhattan to Add New Bike Lanes

The number of New Yorkers that rely on bicycles to get around the city has been on the rise in recent years as the congested gridlock gets worse. Despite the fact that the number of pedestrian accidents in New York City has decreased over the last year, the number of serious accidents involving bicyclists has increased. 23 people were killed in New York City bicycle accidents in 2017 as opposed to the 18 fatalities the year before. In[...]

New York City Bicycle Accidents

New York City Bicycle Accidents

A bicyclist was killed when a sanitation truck struck and killed him in Brooklyn on Saturday. The NYPD responded to a call around 12:30 a.m. of a collision on Franklin and Noble streets in the Greenpoint section of the borough. Police say they found a 27-year-old bicyclist unresponsive on the street with severe trauma all over. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. New York City is constantly traffic-ridden, so many turn to bicycles as an alternate[...]

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