Bicycle Accidents

Part 2 in Our Brain Injury Awareness Series: What kinds of Brain Injuries are associated With Motor Vehicle Accidents?

Bicycle Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2 million people annually experience Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), with 14.3% caused by traffic accidents. Using those percentages, a staggering 286,000 TBIs result from car crashes every year. Since brain injuries are many times not quickly identified after an accident, the number could actually be…

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Too Often, Bicyclists Find Massachusetts Secondary Roads Treacherous

Bicycle Accidents

Dedicated Attorneys Serving Injured Bicyclists throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts As recently reported, a 59-year-old Westford man was struck and killed by an SUV as he road his bicycle near Lincoln, Massachusetts on August 17, 2016. While details of the accident were sketchy, various persons on the scene noted that the secondary road where the…

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May is National Bike Month

Bicycle Accidents

May is National Bike Month. As we approach the summer months, safety organizations in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and across the country use National Bike Month as an opportunity to promote awareness of safe riding practices and the dangers of bicycle accidents. Consider these statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the League…

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Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney: Bicycling on Poorly Resurfaced Road Causes Permanent and Debilitating Injuries

Bicycle Accidents

A recent $13 million dollar settlement in favor of a permanently injured bicyclist reminds us of the potential dangers of riding on poorly resurfaced roads. According to the American Association for Justice ‘s Trial Magazine, Walter Rutland, 49, was bicycling in Rochester, NY, on the shoulder of a state highway when he decelerated to the…

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