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Bicycle Accident | New Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys - Part 2

Is Biking in Europe Safer than the US?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on August 15, 2018

Although similar, America and Europe differ in a few specific ways. From our irrational dislike of the metric system, to our disparate date and time system, we have always remained apart from Europe in certain matters.

So it really doesn’t come as a surprise that Europe and America are different when it comes to biking as well. Read the rest »

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Have a Look at Our New Bicycle Safety Infographic!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on April 24, 2018

Spring has sprung, and throughout the Garden State, folks are dusting off their bicycles and hitting the streets. Bikes are a great way to shed winter pounds, save on gas money, and do something positive for the environment. But, sharing the road with two-ton cars and other motor vehicles can be dangerous for cyclists, especially since motorists aren’t always on the lookout for them. That’s why Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., is releasing this infographic with tips about riding safely within New Jersey’s bicycle laws. Read the rest »

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Looking for an Escape from the New Jersey Winter? Try a Bicycle Tour

By Lependorf & Silverstein on December 15, 2017

Let’s face it; New Jersey winters are brutal. By the beginning of December, you’re starting to wear three layers and the electric blanket is a fixture of your bedroom. So for your next winter vacation, consider planning a warm-weather trip. Even better, plan a trip where you can get outside and truly enjoy a warm climate. Bicycling tours are one of the popular ways to do just that. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cyclist, there is a cycling tour out there for you. Read the rest »

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Tips to Keep Children Safe When They Bike to School

By Lependorf & Silverstein on September 7, 2017

bicycle-1867232_1920There are plenty of things to think about as the new school year arrives. And if your children will be biking to school, one of the most important things on your to-do list should be creating a safety plan. While there are several advantages to riding a bike, it’s vital to recognize that many children are injured in bicycle accidents every day across the country. To minimize the risk of a tragedy involving a bike accident, consider these three tips: Read the rest »

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Summer Safety: School Is Out, and More Children Are Bike-Riding

By Lependorf & Silverstein on July 5, 2017

When school ends for the summer, it’s natural to see more children out and about enjoying the weather and their freedom. This usually means an increase in the number of bicycles on New Jersey roads. Because of this, it’s crucial for drivers and kids to be aware of their surroundings and exercise caution to prevent bike accidents. It’s also vital for parents to address proper bicycle safety practices with their kids. Read the rest »

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Rethink Your Commute to Work

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 18, 2017

Spring has sprung and we’ve said goodbye to the harsh New Jersey winter. This change in the weather has happened just in time for National Bike to Work Week, May 15th through the 19th. Bike to Work Week is part of National Bike Month and it culminates with National Bike to Work Day on Friday of this week (the 19th). Read the rest »

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May Is National Bike Month – So Get Moving!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 16, 2017

As avid bicyclists, the attorneys at New Jersey’s Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., are excited that May is National Bike Month. National Bike Month was established in 1956 and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and to showcase the many benefits of bicycling, both to the rider and the environment. This year’s events include Bike to Work Week, May 14th through the 18th; Bike to School Day, May 9th; and Bike to Work Day, May 18th. Read the rest »

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Bicycle Safety in Winter Weather

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 29, 2016

Cycling is a growing activity in communities across America, and New Jersey is no exception. But whereas cities in southern locales have pleasant biking weather year round, cyclists in New Jersey are faced with hazardous conditions during the winter months that make biking a dangerous proposition.

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New Jersey Bike Accidents and Insurance Claims

By Lependorf & Silverstein on August 26, 2016

Road accident. Car and bicycleBicycle accidents are an unfortunate occurrence in the New Jersey area. Thankfully, New Jersey has laws in place to protect cyclists who are victims of accidents. When an accident occurs, it is imperative that proper steps be taken to protect the health and rights of the victim. Though most bicycle accidents are minor, some have devastating consequences. Read the rest »

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Broken Bone Injuries Suffered in New Jersey Bike Accidents

By Lependorf & Silverstein on June 13, 2016

Even with all their helmets and protective gear, bicyclists are some of the most vulnerable riders on the road. No matter the size of the vehicle, if a bike gets into an accident with a motor vehicle, they are much more likely to be injured than the driver of the vehicle. And those injuries almost always include at least one broken bone, which can leave the driver immobile and unable to work or carry on daily activities for weeks, or even months. The most common broken bone injuries suffered in New Jersey bike accidents are: Read the rest »

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The firm’s principals, Gabriel R. Lependorf and David E. Silverstein, have each been representing injured victims in the State of New Jersey for over twenty years.

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