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Category Archives: Bike Accidents

Bicyclist Fatalities Are on the Increase in New York City

Whether you use a bicycle to get around town or you ride for sport, cycling in New York City has become more dangerous and potentially life-threatening. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 2019 was the deadliest year in a decade for New York City bicyclists, with 27 fatalities compared with 10 the… Read More »

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that… Read More »

New York’s Citi Bike Continues to Expand as Injury Issues Persist

New York’s new Citi Bike program has largely been a success since it was launched at transit stations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn in 2013. The program has led to the city having one of the highest bike share rates in the world, as every bike in New York is ridden approximately 8.3 times per day…. Read More »

Bike Accident Litigation: What Might Happen With City Bike Renters?

Just days after the City Bike Renters program launch from 330 kiosks throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, the CITI Bike program had its first accident. While that might be disturbing consider that in approximately the same period of time (the program’s first three days) about 6,000 rides were taken lasting an average 20 minutes with 13,768… Read More »