Experienced Attorney for New York Bicyclists
New York law is designed to protect cyclists from careless and negligent drivers. While cyclists must obey traffic laws, New York motorists are required to maintain a safe distance from bicycles, respect bike lanes, and shoulder the burden of safety when cars and bikes share the road. Unfortunately, accidents do occur — and often the vulnerable cyclist suffers. Cycling accidents can be devastating, resulting in serious injuries that can affect you for the rest of your life. If you’ve been injured in a cycling accident, call Kass & Moses today to learn about your options. If you’ve been the victim of a careless or distracted driver, our legal team will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. New York law also allows you to pursue a case if you are partially at fault in the accident. So regardless of what the accident report says, you may still be able to recover part of your losses — for a serious injury, the amount could be substantial.
At Kass and Moses, our attorneys protect the rights of injured cyclists. Our 25-year reputation of honesty, experience, and results means that we are the team you want on your side. Have you been injured in a New York cycling accident? Contact our office for a free consultation today.
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No Fault Insurance Claims for Bike Accidents in New York
The aftermath of a bike accident can be devastating, and the financial impact can linger long after injuries have healed. Insurance companies may offer legal-minimum settlements, but don’t sign away your rights! You may be entitled to much more. The Kass & Moses legal team stands up to insurance companies every day, and our track record of courtroom success proves we never back down.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident, call Kass & Moses today for a free case evaluation. There’s never an obligation, and there’s never a fee unless we win your case.
New York Bicycle Law
Requirements for legally riding a bicycle vary from state to state. The Kass & Moses team can confidently answer your questions about the specifics of New York’s bicycle laws. Below are a few rules of the road that every local cyclist should keep in mind:
- New York bicyclists who violate the law are subject to traffic tickets. Furthermore, parents can be held responsible for road violations by their minor children.
- While riding a bicycle on a sidewalk is not prohibited by New York statutes, some municipalities have passed ordinances banning bicycle traffic on sidewalks.
- New York law requires that bicyclists ride with traffic.
- New York City has now voted to legalize the use of e-bikes with a high speed of 25 miles per hour.
Resources for New York Cyclists:
New York Bicycling Coalition
Bike New York
Five Borough Bicycle Club
The Orange County Bicycle Club
Westchester Cycle Club
Long Island Bicycle Club
Rochester Bicycling Club
Southern Tier Bicycle Club
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