Bicycle or Pedestrian Accident
In recent years, the popularity of bicycles as a common means of transportation, and recreation has increased exponentially in New York. Unfortunately, bicyclists face many dangers on the roadways and have limited protection if involved in an accident. A collision between an automobile and bicyclist can lead to devastating injuries. ROBERT J. BERKOWITZ & ASSOCIATES, P.C. is aware of the unique legal challenges faced by bicyclists in New York regarding the bicyclist’s right of way.
Whether it be a failure to yield the right-of-way, failure to look before turning or making a left turn in the path of an oncoming cyclist, motorists have a duty to share the road with bicyclists and must be held accountable in the event of a collision caused by their negligence.
Do I Have a viable bicycle or pedestrian accident case?
Any potential personal injury case requires a detailed understanding of the facts, the processes, and the law. If a bicycle or pedestrian accident has impacted your life, you will want to consult with an experienced attorney to see if you should pursue a lawsuit.
Please call us for a free consultation and we will be happy to discuss any potential case with you.