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Fatal Accident Claims the Life of New York Bicyclist

A Brooklyn bicyclist was fatally struck by a private sanitation truck last month, January 17, in Long Island City, Queens. Tragically, this was the first cyclist to be killed by a vehicle in 2015.

According to the New York Police Department, the 36 year old male victim was struck at the intersection of 41st Avenue and Vernon […]

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Collision between Unlicensed Cab Driver and Bicyclist Results in Fatality

An unlicensed livery cab driver was recently arrested after he fatally struck a bicyclist in East Harlem on the morning of August 18, 2014.

According to the NYPD, the 65-year-old cab driver was headed south on Park Avenue alongside the 25-year-old bicyclist at about 5:15 a.m. When he turned his vehicle left onto East 108th […]

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New York City Cyclist Injured After Collision with Bus

In late July 2014, a cyclist on the Hudson River Greenway was severely injured by a NY Waterway Shuttle bus in Hell’s Kitchen (NY Waterway buses cross the greenway to access the 39th Street ferry terminal).

According to New York City Fire Department, the crash took place at 40th Street at approximately 9:42 a.m.  Bystanders reported that […]

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New Cases Make It Easier For Injured Recreational Bicyclists To Win Claims

There has been some good news recently for recreational cyclists injured due to negligence in New York State. Several recent court decisions have ruled that the risk of an accident is not automatically assumed by someone who is simply riding his or her bicycle on a paved road.

Generally, the law states that someone who […]

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