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Some Things Never Change

I’ve ridden motorcycles since the 1980s. I still do. I’m also a motorcycle lawyer, and for over 20 years I have represented injured bikers. We keep getting hit by bad drivers. That hasn’t changed, and I am sure it never will. What also hasn’t changed is the fact that many motorcyclists unknowingly do not have enough insurance to protect them in the event that they get run over.

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NY Comparative Fault Rule for Cyclists

NY Vehicle and Traffic Laws require cyclists to follow many of the same “rules of the road” as cars and trucks.

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Injured in A Bicycle Accident?

In the hilarious film “Airplane!” a scene takes place between two PA announcers who disagree regarding the proper use of the airport’s white zone and red zone. For bicycle users and pedestrians on the Brooklyn Bridge, relying on color-coded zones isn’t necessary.

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Resources

When purchasing insurance for your motorcycle, keep in mind that NY State Insurance Laws specifically exclude motorcycles from certain benefits. One of those benefits is No-Fault. No-Fault benefits normally pay for things like medical bills, lost wages, and transportation costs.

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New York Bicycle Injury Case When Multiple Drivers May Be At Fault

Crashes that cause property damage or injuries happen for many reasons. The Courts call the reason for the crash the “proximate cause” and sometimes there is more than one. This can be true whether you are an injured pedestrian, driver, or bicyclist.

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Perspective – Again (Again).

So I was at the pool recently (where else would I be?) and as I was standing in the shallow end, panting between hard sets, wishing I was getting a root canal or passing a kidney stone instead of swimming, I noticed the swimmer in the lane next to me.

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Newton and Dr. Suess

How do you know which of the approximately 1,456,723 kinds of running shoes to buy when you first start out? It is an important choice, since you will spend HOURS on these things, and if you choose wrong, the consequences range from blisters to injury or worse: looking bad!

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Nightmares from Ironman? Sort Of

I can’t get away. My body just won’t go. I try to run, but my legs go SO slowly that I want to scream at them to MOVE. My upper body starts to lean back, almost involuntary.

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Got Tunes?

I love music. Listening, playing and even studying music. I’m the guy at the concert with the scrunched up face, air playing every instrument on stage, sometimes all at once.

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Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow

Let’s face it — there is not much you can do while swimming. No talking, no sightseeing, no playing endlessly with random electronic training aids. And, if you are training to swim for a race longer than 20 feet, you’ve got some boring hours ahead of you. Solutions? I’ve tried many.

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