New York Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Injured in New York City?
Because so many people are turning to alternative methods of transportation,
thousands of New York residents have begun riding their bikes to get around
town. Bicyclists in New York have the same right to use the roads as the
drivers of motor vehicles. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents continue to
occur at an alarming rate in both New York City.
Causes & Injuries
Bicycle accidents are most commonly caused by driver negligence and unsafe
road conditions. If a bicyclist is injured in accident because of a hazardous
or dangerous road condition, the city government responsible for maintaining
the road can be held liable for damages. In addition, if the accident
was caused by a negligent driver, the driver will be held liable for damages as well.
Because bicycles lack the protection of a steel frame, seat belt, and airbags,
many victims of bicycles accidents sustain multiple
serious injuries, such as:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Head injury
- Broken or fractured bones
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord damage
- Nerve damage
- Internal bleeding
- Crush organs or limbs
- Scarring or disfigurement
- Permanent disability
Filing a Compensation Claim
Not only are injuries incredibly painful, but they can affect the victim’s
ability to work or perform basic daily tasks. Because of this, many victims
are not able to pay mounting medical bills and household expenses. This
can lead to overwhelming stress, psychological distress, and depression.
No person deserves to suffer from the physical and psychological effects
of a bicycle accident. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident,
you are legally entitled to collect damages for your injuries. Our experienced
and aggressive New York City bicycle accident attorneys can help you recover
compensation for your pain and suffering, psychological trauma, medical
expenses, treatment and rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and general
At Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C., we are committed to protecting our clients’ best interest at all
cost, and providing them with the legal care they need to move forward
after their accident or injury.
Contact us at (646) 846-4776 for a