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Bicycle Accident Compensation

If you are a New York City or Long Island worker who uses a bicycle to perform work functions and you got hurt in a bicycle accident – this is unfortunate. Know that you might have a right to compensation for your injuries and losses under New York State workers’ compensation law.

It might be challenging to navigate through your legal options in your work-related bicycle accident case. Thus, a bicycle accident lawyer provides legal services to individuals who have been personally injured as a result of a bicycle accident, and increases your chances to obtain the biggest compensation in accordance with the law.

The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian, PC stands by your side. The goal of our bicycle accident lawyers are to help injured persons obtain the compensation they need to cover their medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. We will investigate, document, negotiate, litigate, and represent your bicycle case in New York City and Long Island.

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Each case is different! Submit us a message using our contact form or call us at 718-362-3180 for a free legal consultation to discuss your case.

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Workers We Represent in Bicycle Accident Cases

As abundant cars and buses are to NYC transportation, bicycles have become a popular means of travel for both citizens, and especially workers. If you work in one of the following professions and have been injured in a work accident involving a bicycle, you are protected by New York State Workers Compensation Law.

Bike Messenger / Bike Courier

These workers deliver packages and other objects on their bikes

Bike Tour Guide / Cycling Tour Guide

These tour guides in places like NYC offer bike tours to tourists biking around parks and neighborhoods

Pedicab Driver

In places like Central Park, NYC these drivers bike around touring spots to tourists

Pick-up and Delivery Laundry

Pick-up and delivery laundry services allows bikers to pick up laundry and drop off after cleanings

Bicycle Mover

In some smaller areas, bicycle movers are hired to tow and remove objects and obstacles in streets, etc.

Run a Bike Bar

These are large bicycles hosting a huge group to bike around and drink with a captain biker in the front

Cycling Coach

These are coaches who train amateur bikers by biking through streets, parks, and neighborhoods

Police Bike Team

In some smaller cities, police are on bikes scouting the neighborhoods for emergencies

Ambulance Cycle Teams

Ambulance cycle teams can be a group or solo driver with EMT experience in handling accidents and emergencies

Bike Marketing

Companies can advertise on bike with bikers showcasing around areas and handing out fliers

Others (call us to find out!)

If you feel you may be part of this group, please reach out to us to discuss further!

Bicycle Accident Types

Bicycle accidents are unexpected like any accident, and can happen anytime with any biker, experienced or not. There are various types of bike accidents that can occur and unfortunately result in personal injuries for bicycle workers.

Here are just a few examples The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian PC deals with on a daily basis. It’s important to always prioritize safe cycling practices and follow traffic laws to minimize the risk of accidents.

Traffic Collision

Sharing roads with cars may cause cyclists to become too close and can result in the bicycle colliding with the car causing injuries

Dooring Accident

Drivers can unexpectedly open their car doors without looking and causing cyclists to collide with the car door

Road Hazards

If a cyclists isn't paying attention, they can accidentally hit a bump, pothole, etc. causing them to lose control of the bike

Pedestrian Collision

Pedestrians may be in the way of bike roads or bikers may cycle in heavy pedestrian areas where both can hit one another

Bicycle Collision

Multiple bikes can be sharing one lane causing them to be too close to one another and colliding resulting in injuries

Other Bicycle Accidents

Other accidents involving the use of bicycles

Bicycle Accident Personal Injuries

For many New Yorkers, bicycles are a more convenient mode of transportation when working, delivering packages, etc. However, with how dense NYC is, you are unfortunately at risk of crashing into others, cars, buildings, and more. Thus, you are susceptible to different forms of injuries:


Common neck injury that occurs when the head is forcefully jerked back and forth, causing strain to the neck muscles and ligaments.

Head and Brain Injuries

These can range from minor concussions to more severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which can have long-lasting effects on cognitive function and overall well-being.

Back and Spinal Cord Injuries

Damage to the vertebrae, or spinal cord, leading to herniated discs, and fractures, or even paralysis from crashing and flying out the bicycle

Broken Bones and Fractures

Bicycle accidents can result in fractures and broken bones in various parts of the body, including arms, legs, ribs, and pelvis.

Internal Injuries

Blunt force trauma during an accident falling can cause internal injuries such as organ damage, internal bleeding, or punctured lungs.

Cuts and Lacerations

Broken glass, loose objects, or contact with sharp objects from outside forces such as crashing into a car or buildings can lead to deep cuts

Psychological Trauma

Bicycle accidents can lead to psychological trauma such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on their victims


Unfortunately, some bicycle accidents result in death to the victim.

Personal Injury Benefits for Bicycle Drivers

If you are a ride-share driver, courier, messenger, etc. who works on a bike and got personally injured while biking at some point during work, you are legally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In New York State, all employers are legally obligated to personal injury insurance which has your back covered in case of a work-related bicycle accident. These benefits may include, but are not limited to the following:

Medical Care

Workers are covered with medical treatment/care and reimbursed for medical expenses including doctor visits, testing, prescription, surgery, and more.

Lost Wage Reimbursement

Workers temporarily unable to go back to work are able to receive reimbursements for lost wages. These cash payments are usually 2/3 of their average weekly wages or maximum approved payment.

Permanent Disability Benefits

Also called Scheduled Loss of Use (SLU), these are cash benefits paid to workers who have suffered permanent injuries and are unable to return back to work.

Vocational Rehabilitation

If the injury has caused the worker to not be able to return back to their previous job field, vocational rehabilitation allows them to receive employment through training benefits and job placement.

Death Benefits for Family Members

If a worker suffers a fatal injury resulting in death, surviving family members are able to receive to receive death benefits and payments for funeral expenses.

Regardless if you were totally to blame for the accident, workers’ compensation in NYC is a no-fault system. No party is to blame, which means you can get workers’ compensation benefits after a personal delivery/rideshare bicycle accident. We’ll make sure to collect all necessary evidence/documents for a high successful case win.

Don’t wait to talk to a lawyer! If you were hurt on the job, call us at The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian. Our experienced bicycle accident lawyers in NYC are ready to help you get the fair compensation you deserve!

We handle all complex cases, get a free case review/consultation. And you pay no fees until you win your case! Call our office today or use our contact form and let us help you get justice!

Queens-based NYC Workers’ Compensation Attorney Edmond Hakimian

Edmond J. Hakimian, Esq.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney
in New York City & Long Island

The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian PC. represents knowledge and years of experience advocating for our New York City and Long Island clients in the area of workers’ compensation, work injury compensation, personal injury compensation, social security disability, as well as legal protection for uninsured employers.

Call now and get a free bicycle accident legal consultation and case evaluation. Pay nothing unless your case is won!

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