Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Bicycling through Brooklyn is one of the many ways people living in the borough travel. In fact, bicycling has become so popular in Brooklyn that city officials opened a protected bicycle lane on the Brooklyn Bridge in 2021. Even with protected bicycle lanes throughout Brooklyn, bicycle accidents still occur. In recent years, over 2,000 bicyclists were injured in Brooklyn bike collisions.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a bicycle accident, call our team of trusted Brooklyn bicycle accident lawyers at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation. Our attorneys at The Barnes Firm know that bicyclists have rights to safe roadways and will work hard to help you get the best result possible for your Brooklyn bicycle accident claim.

Why Do I Need a Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Lawyer?

Injuries can be serious and the recovery time that an injured bicyclist may need after a Brooklyn bicycle accident can be long. Taking all of this into consideration, it is in a victim’s best interest to have an experienced Brooklyn bicycle accident attorney from The Barnes Firm on your side. Our attorneys will:

  • Evaluate your case for FREE
  • Investigate all the details surrounding your bicycle accident
  • Hold all negligent parties accountable
  • Negotiate with the insurance company to get you the best result possible
  • Prepare and take your bicycle accident case to trial, if needed

If you or someone you know have been injured in a Brooklyn bicycle accident, call The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000. It could be the best call you make.

Why do Brooklyn Bicycle Accidents Happen?

Brooklyn bicyclists have the right to a safe riding experience. When a motorist is negligent, or ignores a bicyclist right to use the road, a bicycle accident can occur. The most common reasons Brooklyn bicycle accidents may happen when a:

  • Driver fails to yield to a bicyclist at an intersection
  • Motor vehicle turns left or right directly in front of a bicyclist
  • Distracted or reckless driving near a bicyclist
  • Motorist fails to properly share the road with bicyclists
  • Motorist opening a door into the path of an oncoming bicyclist
  • Motorist tailgates a bicyclist
  • Someone is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Dangerous Intersections for Brooklyn Bicyclists

Brooklyn has some of the most dangerous intersections for bicyclists in all of New York City. These intersections include:

  • Atlantic Avenue and Bedford Avenue
  • Jay and Tillary Streets
  • Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue
  • Graham Avenue and Grand Street
  • Roebling Street and South Fourth Street
  • Ashland Place and Myrtle Avenue
  • Bushwick Avenue and Grand Street
  • Dekalb Avenue and South Portland Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
  • Fifth Avenue and Bergen Street
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Common Injuries from a Brooklyn Bicycle Accident

Even when bicyclists wear protective gear and follow traffic safety laws, Brooklyn bicycle accidents can still happen and may result in serious injuries. Bicyclists have minimal safety protection compared to someone inside a motor vehicle. During a bicycle collision, cyclists often experience direct impact with the pavement or another vehicle. Medical providers commonly see the following injuries from Brooklyn bicycle accidents:

If you have been injured in a bicycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 to and find out what your case is worth.

What Do I Do After a Brooklyn Bicycle Accident?

Our team of bicycle accident attorneys have decades of experience helping bicycle accident victims and advise people to take these actions following a Brooklyn bicycle accident:

  • Remove yourself and your bicycle out of the way of oncoming traffic
  • Call 911 to report the accident and request medical attention if needed
  • Take pictures of your injuries and exchange information with anyone else involved, including statements from any witnesses
  • Ask for a copy of the police report
  • Call one of our trusted Brooklyn bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm

How Long do I Have to Submit a Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Claim?

In New York, you have three years from the date of your bicycle accident, or from the date injuries were discovered, to file a claim. Call The Barnes firm today to start your Brooklyn bicycle accident claim.

What Kind of Financial Compensation can I Receive After a Brooklyn Bicycle Crash?

Compensation you may receive for your Brooklyn bicycle crash depends on the details surrounding your accident and the extent of injuries you sustained. An experienced bicycle accident attorney from The Barnes Firm will comb over every detail of your accident to help get you the best result possible. Brooklyn bicycle accident victims may be able to obtain compensation for:

  • Medical bills and expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Property damages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Physical therapy, and more

If you have been hurt in Brooklyn bicycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Call The Barnes Firm and ask to speak with a Brooklyn bicycle accident lawyer for a FREE case evaluation.

Call Our Team of Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Lawyers Today

Our team of trusted Brooklyn bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm are available 24/7 to help you. If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, call The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 and let us help you get the best result possible. It could be the best call you make.


Our team of trusted bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm proudly serve clients throughout all of the NYC boroughs and Brooklyn neighborhoods, including: Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Bedford, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bensonhurst, Bergen Beach, Boerum Hill, Borough Park, Bronx, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brownsville, Bushwick, Cadman Plaza, Canarsie, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill, Coney Island, Crown Heights, Cypress Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Dyker Heights, East New York, Flatbush, Flatlands, Fort Greene, Fort Hamilton, Fulton Ferry, Gravesend, Greenpoint, Highland Park, Kensington, Long Island, Madison, Manhattan, Midwood, Mill Basin, Nassau County, Navy Yard, Prospect Heights, Prospect Park, Prospect Park South, Queens, Red Hook, Sea Gate, Sheepshead Bay, South Brooklyn, Staten Island, Stuyvesant, Suffolk County, Sunset Park, Vinegar Hill, Waterfront, and Williamsburg.

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