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Category: Bicycle Accidents in New York

September 15, 2017
A deadly week for New York’s Bicyclists

By Michael H. Joseph

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Our New York personal injury and wrongful death lawyers that handle bicycle accident cases know that riding a bicycle in New York can be dangerous. Even though New York City regulations give the right of way to bicyclists in the bicycle lanes, these regulations are all but ignored in the day to day life on New York City streets.  Our New York City bicycle accident lawyers always offer free consultations to those injured in a bicycle accident. Although cars and trucks striking bicyclists are a common occurrence in New York City, this week has been especially deadly with two bicyclists… Read More

January 21, 2017
Recreational Injuries And Assumption Of Risk In New York

By Michael H. Joseph

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One of the most common question that comes up in New York sporting accident cases is whether a defendant can be held liable for a dangerous condition or other negligence in a sporting activity or was the injury caused by a danger that is inherent in the game. Under New York law, there is a duty to exercise reasonable care which requires owner sand operators of recreational areas, to protect the public from foreseeable risks of harm. But the law in New York is equally clear and observes the maxim that landowners ,are not insurer of the safety of those… Read More

September 29, 2014
New York City Bicycle Accidents On The Rise, With Severe Consequences For Pedestrians

By Michael H. Joseph

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The deaths of two pedestrians in Central Park over the past few months, both hit by bicyclists, has cast a dark shadow over one of the most popular recreational roads in the world. Our New York City bicycle accident lawyers have handled numerous cases of bicyclists injured in car and truck accidents, On September 18, 2014 a married mother of two was fatally struck by a 31-year-old Jason Marshall, a bicyclist, apparently traveling in excess of the 25 mph speed limit in Central Park. When Marshall swerved to avoid a group of pedestrians, he allegedly screamed “Get out of the… Read More

 
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