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Bicycle Messenger Accident Lawyers New York

Personal Injury Attorney Helps Bike Messenger Accident Victims Get Compensated for Injuries in NYC and All Five Boroughs

Even with modern communications technology, some documents need to be delivered in hard copy. Businesses that need to transport documents quickly often turn to bike messengers. There are thousands of bike messengers and delivery people in large cities, including New York City. When bike messengers are injured or killed in bicycle accidents, it is important to find out how and why. In some cases, injured bike messengers may be able to obtain compensation for their injuries and losses. When the injuries were the result of another party’s negligence, an experienced NYC personal injury attorney may be able to help.

At Proner & Proner in NYC, lead attorney Mitchell Proner helps injured bicycle messengers obtain maximum compensation. In addition to assisting with workers’ compensation claims, Proner & Proner attorneys can deal with insurance companies and will file civil lawsuits in cases of catastrophic injury. Our goal is always to obtain the maximum compensation available. To learn more, call the law office of Proner & Proner in New York City, or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

Examples of Bike Messenger Accidents in NY

Bike messengers and delivery persons can become involved in the same accidents that other bicycle riders experience. These include:

  • Dooring accidents
  • Accidents caused by motor vehicles traveling in the bike lane
  • Pedestrians crossing against traffic lights
  • Potholes in bike lanes
  • Drunk drivers
  • Speeding drivers
  • Drivers who violate traffic laws

Consequences of Bike Accidents in New York City, NY

Messengers involved in these types of bicycle accidents suffer head and brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and paralysis, broken bones, internal injuries, skin lacerations, and other catastrophic injuries. In addition to having to deal with medical bills, rehab, prescription drugs, and other costs associated with recovering from a serious injury, bicycle accident victims in New York City, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and elsewhere in New York often experience lost income and property damage. Some may be unable to continue in their jobs as bike messengers.

How We Will Build Your New York City Bicycle Messenger Case

The lawyers at New York personal injury law firm Proner & Proner build strong cases for compensation by investigating the accident thoroughly, deposing witnesses, and consulting medical experts who can determine the effect of the accident on the life of the victim. We know hot to build strong cases that get results.

Call the NYC Bike Messenger Lawyers at Proner & Proner for a Free Consultation

If you were injured while working as a bike messenger, you owe it to yourself to learn whether you are eligible to take legal action after an accident. Talk to a knowledgeable NYC personal injury attorney at Proner & Proner. You can always schedule a free consultation to discuss your bike messenger accident case. Call us now or fill out our online contact form to get started.

Attorney Mitchell Proner serves clients across New York State and Connecticut. He also handles cases throughout the United States.

Motor Vehicle Accidents Verdicts & Settlements

Proner & Proner’s experienced car accident attorneys win big verdicts and settlements for seriously injured clients. In some cases, clients have won millions of dollars in compensation. Some of our major cases are listed below.

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