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What are your rights in a New York e-bike accident?

The use of throttle-based bicycles (also known as e-bikes) and scooters were legalized in New York State in the spring of 2020.  The law created four classifications of e-bikes and e-scooters: E-bike with pedal assist – 20 MPH Speed Limit, helmet recommended  E-bike with throttle up to 20 MPH & pedal assist – helmet recommended… Read More »

Over 2.2 Million New York Vehicles Have a Safety Recall

As a personal injury firm that represents the victims of vehicle accidents in the Hudson Valley, we know that no two accidents are alike. Every accident has thousands of factors that contribute to them. These factors lead to untold amounts of damage and trauma to people’s lives, and if they’re lucky, they can recover some… Read More »

The Bicycle Boom is Here: How to Stay Safe and Avoid Personal Injury Accidents

There’s a global bicycling boom, and it’s happening here in New York State too. More of our neighbors than ever are searching for information about biking: The explosion in interest also means that inexperienced bicyclists are likely to be out on the roads. We published some of our top tips for safe bicycling in the… Read More »

Five Tips for Safe Bicycle Riding in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

Between abundant rail trails, bike lanes and paths, sharrows and complete streets connections, Kingston and Poughkeepsie are on their way to having bicycling renaissances. While more options and visibility for bicyclists is a good thing, it also means that more drivers are going to be sharing the road for the first time with bikes. If… Read More »