Bicycle Accident Injuries
According to the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute there are 73 to 85 million bicycle riders in the United States. 770 bicyclists died on U.S. roads in 2006 and over 90 percent died in crashes with motor vehicles. It is estimated more than 51,000 people are injured every year due to bicycle accidents, including children. If you or someone you love have suffered an injury in a bike accident, contact an experienced Brooklyn bike accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel for a free legal consultation. Bicycle accidents can occur at any time and can happen in the blink of an eye. Causes of bicycle accidents could include road conditions and incompetent car or truck drivers. It is important that both bike riders and motorists understand bike riding edict and laws in order to understand bike safety better and in turn keeping everyone on the roadways safer.
Bicycle accidents are often serious and devastating. Injuries from bicycle accidents include:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Broken bones
- Head trauma
- Back Injury
- Wrongful death
If you were injured in a bicycle accident it is important that you consider involving an attorney to handle your case. A New York experienced bike accident attorney at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC will fight on your behalf to ensure that the resources you need to become healthy again will be available to you. We will fight for you and help you get the compensation you deserve to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Call our office today to speak to an experienced Brooklyn personal injury lawyer for a free legal consultation. There is never a fee unless we win your case.
Types of Bicycle Accidents
Bicycle accidents often happen from a motorist’s negligence or inattentiveness while operating his or her vehicle. The following are some common types of collisions that a cyclist may be injured in:
- A motor vehicle driver turning directly in front of a bicyclist
- A motor vehicle driver entering the street from a driveway or parking spot and pulls out into traffic in front of the bicyclist
- A motorist’s failure to yield at an intersection or not stopping at a stop sign or red light
- A driver’s inattention
- A driver’s failure to look both ways at a stop sign before resuming travel
- A driver who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Free Legal Consultation with Brooklyn Bike Accident Lawyer
If you are a cyclist who has been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Brooklyn accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC will make sure you are fairly compensated for your injuries. Our attorneys have over 20 years of experience and are dedicated to helping seriously injured cyclists recover the maximum amount of damages for their personal injuries. Negligence cases involving bicycle riders could may include cases involving reckless drivers, drunk drivers, negligent bicycle manufacturers and service repair shops. Contact our office today at 212-564-2800 to speak with an experienced bicycle accident attorney immediately. It’s important to contact our office quickly in order to preserve any evidence from the accident and to make sure you receive full compensation. With offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, we serve clients all over the New York City area including, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk.