Experienced Attorneys for Injured Bicycle Accident Victims
New Yorkers are increasingly utilizing bicycles as a mode of transportation, especially with the introduction of the Citi Bike program which allows individuals to rent bikes at various strategic points throughout the city. This increased use of bicycles has also increased the number of accidents. According to the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), approximately 50,000 injuries and 290 fatalities were reported in 2013 for bicyclists involved in motor vehicles accidents.
If you or a loved one was involved in a bicycle accident and suffered serious injuries, the dedicated lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. can help. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to help you obtain the full compensation that you are entitled to for the injuries that you have suffered. We are aggressive, yet compassionate, in fighting for the rights of our clients when they are injured in bicycle accidents caused by the negligence of other parties.
Although you may not be able to completely avoid getting into a bicycle accident, you may be able to reduce the likelihood of a crash if you know the different types of accidents that can cause serious injuries. Below is a list of common types of bicycle accidents:
Regardless of what caused your bicycle accident, we are ready to fight for your rights and hold the responsible parties accountable for the injuries you suffered. We will look at the specific facts surrounding your accident to determine who may be responsible for the accident. Whether the accident was caused by another motorist or a city official who failed to properly repair the roads, we are dedicated to getting you the full compensation that you deserve.
Bicycle accident injuries can be more serious than other types of motor vehicle accidents due to the significantly lighter weight of the bicycle and the bike’s lack of safety features. Even if a motor vehicle is rolling at a low speed and barely collides into a bicycle, this relatively lighter impact can still cause catastrophic injuries to the bicyclist.
At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., our expert legal team represents clients suffering from all types of serious bicycle injuries, including:
Bicycles offer minimal protection, usually just the helmet the bicyclist is wearing. As such, bicycle accidents are often serious and leave the injured and their family physically and emotionally devastated. Our team of attorneys sympathizes with our injured clients and will aggressively fight to help obtain the financial compensation they are entitled to for the injuries they have suffered.
What you do or fail to do after a bicycle accident can impact the outcome of your personal injury claim. If you were injured in a bike accident, it may be in your best interest to consider taking the following steps:
You Need an Experienced New York Bicycle Accident Attorney
If you or someone you know has been injured in a bicycle accident in New York or New Jersey, you need a knowledgeable and experienced bicycle accident lawyer on your side. The attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. know the law and have the experience to help you recover monetary compensation and other compensation for the injuries you have sustained.
Although we settle many of our cases out of court, we prepare each case as if a full trial is necessary. No matter what your bicycle accident claim involves, our bike accident lawyers in New York will aggressively represent your rights and interests throughout its entirety.
Call Us Today
The most important step in handling your bicycle accident claim is to contact an NYC bicycle accident lawyer at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Each case has unique facts and circumstances that affect the strategy of pursuing your recovery. For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, please us call at (212) 385-4410.