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Bicycle Accident Lawyers USA - Recent Legal Articles
- 5 Tips for Bicycle Accident Victims
As a cyclist and bicycle accident victim advocate, the author has learned several lessons over the 20 plus years he has been riding and practicing personal injury law. On this article, you will find some of the tips he would like to offer to victims of bike accidents.
- Harlem, Lower East Side Children More Likely To Die In Crosswalks
Children in Harlem and the Lower East Side face a disproportional pedestrian accident rate than children in other areas of Manhattan. Why is there such a large disparity and what is the solution?
- In the Event of a Bike Crash, What Every Rider Should Know
This article details the legal rights a cyclist has when involved in an accident with a motorist.
- Specific Missouri Laws That Apply to Cyclists and Bicycle Accidents
While the general motor vehicle laws apply in car accidents, there are additional Missouri statutes that may apply if the accident involves a cyclist or bicycle. The following is a list of the Missouri state statutes relevant to cyclists. 300.347. Riding bicycle on sidewalks, limitations Ė motorized bicycles prohibited.
- Test Your Knowledge of Missouri Bicycle Laws
As a Missouri expert in bicycle law, here are the top five misconceptions about the law as it relates to cyclists. How many did you get right?
- Top Ten Things to Do If you are In a Bicycle Accident
Here is a checklist to follow if you are hit while riding your bicycle and are still able to function: 1. Get out of the road to avoid being hit a second time; however, if possible, take pictures (or have someone else take pictures) before the bike or car are moved.
- If You Are a Bicyclist Hit by a Car What Are Your Rights?
What rights do I have if I am injured in a bicycle accident? This question, or some form of it, is probably the most commonly-asked question that bicycle accident attorneys hear. Those who have suffered damage or injury on a bike want to know if they can collect damages to pay for their medical bills and possibly lost wages, as well as give them some type of compensation for their pain and suffering.
- NYC Traffic Deaths Spike For Motorists, Cyclists And Pedestrians
A recent Mayor's Management Report revealed a 23 percent increase in New York City traffic fatalities. The September 2012 Mayor's Management Report revealed a 23 percent increase in New York City traffic fatalities. That number - which includes deaths involving automobiles, bicycles and walkers - is particularly discouraging because it halts a trend of improved safety beginning in 2007.
- Defenses Insurance Companies will Use in Bicycle Accident Cases
If you were injured in a bicycle accident you may think you have a clear case of driver negligence and donít need to worry about hiring an attorney. Think again. Insurance companies can refuse to pay your claim based on the following defense, and unless you have an attorney to argue them you may be out of luck:
- Possible Injuries Suffered in a Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian Accident Injuries - When a pedestrian is struck, he or she may suffer various injuries, which can be serious. Even when a vehicle is simply pulling out of a driveway or parking lot, the impact of hitting a walker can be significant. Of course, the potential to sustain severe, disabling or life-threatening injuries is increased if the vehicle is traveling at a higher rate of speed.