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Surge In Bicycling Requires New Laws, Protections

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a lot of new trends—good and bad. With gyms closed early last year due to quarantines, New Jersey residents sought out other ways to stay fit. One of those ways is bicycling. While this might seem like great news, the bicycling trend has also led to an increase… Read More »

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Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide For Fatal Hit And Run

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Bicyclists may be getting a lot of exercise, but they face a lot of dangers on the roadways. They share streets with motor vehicles and all it takes is one wrong maneuver to cause a fatal bicycle accident. Sadly, this was recently the case in New Jersey. A motorist hit a bicycle on Shunpike… Read More »

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New York Jets Assistant Coach Killed In Bicycle Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Whether you ride a bicycle for fun or sport, you are putting your life at risk every time you hop on one. The dangers are especially pronounced when you ride a bicycle in traffic with larger vehicles. A crash can be catastrophic or even fatal. A bicycle accident has led to fatality for an… Read More »

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Pickup Truck Fatally Hits Bicyclist In Franklin Township

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Bicycles are a great form of transportation for getting exercise, but they’re not always safe. They’re smaller than other vehicles, and not all drivers know how to act around bicycles. Some are aggressive toward them, while others hit them for other reasons. Unfortunately, many bicycle accidents result in fatality. Sadly, this was recently the… Read More »

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Former New Jersey Nets Player Paralyzed In Bicycling Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Riding a bicycle is a great form of exercise and an effective form of transportation for those without cars. However, bike riding is not without its dangers. Bicycles and vehicles often share the roadways, which increases the risk of a bicyclist getting injured in a crash. A former basketball player for the New Jersey… Read More »

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Man Killed in Hit and Run Crash

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people use bicycles as their main form of transportation. While bicycles can be fun to ride and offer exercise, they can be dangerous. Many motorists do not look out for bicycles while driving on the roadways. They often hit them, causing serious injuries and even death. A bicycle accident can be even more… Read More »

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Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many New Jersey residents choose bicycles as their preferred form of transportation. Riding a bike is a great form of exercise, but it’s not without its risks. Riding on roads with vehicles can be dangerous and even deadly. In 2018, 857 bicyclists in the United States died in crashes. Unlike cars and other vehicles,… Read More »

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Dos and Donts to Maximize Compensation in an Injury Settlement

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Morris County Personal Injury Attorney Helps Maximize Your Settlement Serving Accident victims across Hopatcong, Denville, Netcong, East Hanover, Florham Park, Morris County and Sussex County New Jersey, as the most densely populated state in the country, traffic congestion and car accidents are seemingly unavoidable based on the statistics. Whether it’s people who tailgate, change… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Morristown Injury Lawyers Share Bicycle Safety Tips The spring and summer months are fast approaching. This means that many will be enjoying the freedom and independence that riding a bicycle can give you, especially around town and down by Morristown Square. However, before you or your children hit the roads of New Jersey it is important to… Read More »

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What to do as a Pedestrian if Struck by a Vehicle?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Morris and Sussex County When walking near traffic, there is an ever present danger of being involved in a pedestrian accident.  Causes can vary and range from distracted drivers to drunk drivers. Due to the weight of the vehicle and the speed in which it is traveling many pedestrians suffer serious… Read More »

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