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Bicycle Laws in California – Are Mandatory Helmets on Their Way?

California Bike Helmet LawsWhether you know it or not, according to California law, a bicycle is a legal vehicle and should be ridden on the road with the flow of traffic. According to the California Vehicle Code, people operating bicycles on the roa...
by Los Angeles Injury Law Blog on Jul 23, 2015

July 23rd, 2015

California Bike Helmet LawsWhether you know it or not, according to California law, a bicycle is a legal vehicle and should be ridden on the road with the flow of traffic. According to the California Vehicle Code, people operating bicycles on the roa...
by Los Angeles Injury Law Blog on Jul 23, 2015

An Overview of New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law and a Free Guide to Download

New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law offers benefits (quick payments for expenses) and restrictions (on lawsuits for pain and suffering). New York is one of 12 states that have a No-Fault auto insurance program. As the name suggests, under the No-Fau...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 26, 2015

An Overview of New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law and a Free Guide to Download

New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law offers benefits (quick payments for expenses) and restrictions (on lawsuits for pain and suffering). New York is one of 12 states that have a No-Fault auto insurance program. As the name suggests, under the No-Fau...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 26, 2015

Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives

Last month, Lewis Doty, a 61-year old Montana resident, was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident when he lost control of his motorcycle traveling westbound on Interstate 90 during a heavy rain shower. The tires hydroplaned, he lost control, and co...

A Bicyclist Hurt in Manhattan Has Questions about Compensation and No Fault Coverage for Bicycle Accidents

I am a cyclist recently struck by a livery cab near the intersection of Amsterdam Ave and 145th in Manhattan. As a result of the accident, I suffered a radial head fracture of my left arm as well as left leg pain and bruising. I don't really understa...
by New York Law Thoughts on Dec 12, 2012

The Crown Prince

It was a grand strategy that was doomed to fail. Like Hannibal crossing elephants over the Alps or Philip II’s Spanish Armada--it really should have worked.In every house there is a favorite child, often the firstborn, who gets the best stuff first...

More Bicycle Riders in New York City Leads to Safer Bicycling

The New York City Department of Transportation has issued a new study showing the number of car accidents with bicycles. While startling at first, the numbers suggest that bicycle riding is growing safer in New York City. The study found that in the...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 11, 2012

New York City Bicycle Accident Reports

The Daily News reports that the New York City Police will start tracking bicycle accidents in New York City. The Police will now prepare accidents reports for bicycle accidents just as they do for motor vehicle accidents. In the past, the Police only...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 7, 2012

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Speaks on Bicycle Accident Cases and Lawsuits

A bicycle accident can be a terrible ordeal. I know; I am a cyclist who has gone touring and commuted to work. I was once struck down by a driver while riding my bicycle, so I know the pain and fear that can come with a bicycle accident. I have dedic...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 5, 2012

Settlement for a Queens Woman Injured in a Bicycle Accident Case

On a Sunday morning last May, a young woman from Queens rode her bicycle to work when a livery car driver struck her, throwing her in the air and injuring her. She wanted No Fault coverage so she could receive much needed medical care and she wanted...
by New York Law Thoughts on Feb 13, 2012


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