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NYC Bike Accident Attorney Discusses Bicycle Riding Safety in the New York area

Many native New Yorkers and tourists greatly enjoy riding bicycles around town when we’re not facing bad weather explains Arkady Frekhtman, a New York City bike accident attorney at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan. In fact, Citibank’s bike sharing program can help nearly everyone get around Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and even Jersey City. The annual membership program works for many, while others are fine with just paying for a day pass so they can ride to meet a friend or colleague for lunch – or take in a museum or simple tourist attraction. Whatever you do, be sure to...

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Bike Crash Lawyers discuss how injured accident victims can obtain medical care under NY’s No Fault law

Nobody wants to get into a bicycle crash, but sometimes it just can't be helped. Crashes are even more common when commuting in an urban environment where congested streets are regular. If you find yourself in an accident, it's important to work with bike crash lawyers that know all about no-fault laws. What's No Fault? No-fault doesn't mean that nobody is at fault in the accident, it simply means that when an accident occurs between two motor vehicles the auto insurance company for the vehicle an injured person is physically in will pay first party medical benefits to hospitals, doctors, and other medical providers...

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A Bicycle Accident Can Change Your Life

As more Americans have recognized the health benefits of bicycling, the number of bikes on the road has increased. Unfortunately, so have the number of bicycle accidents; according to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, 743 bicyclists were killed in 2013. An estimated 48,000 bicyclists were injured in the same year. In an accident, bicyclists are less protected than motorists. Because they are not protected by a metal structure, bicyclists are more likely to suffer injuries that change their lives for the worse. Many of these injuries are not the fault of the cyclist; according to statistics compiled by National Public...

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Bicycle Accident Lawyers discuss Dooring: A Small Mistake Can Result in a Big Bicycle Accident

  According to data from the League of American Bicyclists, the number of people commuting by bicycle increased by 62% between 2000 and 2014. Unfortunately, not all motorists are accustomed to watching for cyclists; a motorist's lack of awareness can sometimes cause severe injury or even death. One way that inattentive motorists can injure bicyclists is by opening their door into the path of a bike. Opening a car door into the path of a bike is known as "dooring". According to a study published by the City of Chicago, dooring causes more than 7% of bicycle-related accidents. When dooring incidents take...

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