NYC Bicycle Accident Lawyers
A 20-Year History of Representing Injured Cyclists

For over 20 years, the New York City bicycle accident attorneys at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. have represented the interests of injured cyclists and the families of cyclists who have lost their lives in traffic accidents. These are serious and complex cases that require experienced counsel and a team with the manpower and resources to effectively investigate cause and liability. We have successfully represented countless individuals and families across our practice areas and have over $70 million in verdicts and settlements to prove it.

We can take on all types of bicycle accident claims in New York City, including:

  • Bicycle vs. car or taxi accidents
  • Bicycle vs. truck accidents
  • Struck while biking against the flow of traffic
  • Sidewalk bicycle accidents
  • Passing-from-behind accidents
  • Struck by car door of a parked/stopped vehicle
  • Struck by a left-turning vehicle

To find out how we can help you, call (646) 681-7055. We offer a free initial consultation to help you get the answers you need.

How Negligent Drivers Cause Bicycle Accidents in New York City

Most often, a bicycle accident can be traced back to the behavior of a negligent motorist. Distracted and careless drivers can strike an unsuspecting cyclist, causing catastrophic injuries that forever change a cyclist’s life. Some drivers even claim the lives of innocent cyclists through their negligence.

Our NYC bike accident lawyers are committed to holding at-fault drivers responsible for:

  • Driving while distracted
  • Texting while driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Speeding or driving too fast for current road/weather conditions
  • Failure to yield the right of way to a cyclist
  • Red light and stop sign violations
  • Reckless driving
  • Carelessness

You have rights if you were struck by a car while riding your bike. Let us protect these – call (646) 681-7055 today to get started. We are standing by to help.

Hear From Our Clients

“I would recommend Mr. Frederick to anyone who wants a professional attorney with a terrific work ethic and family values.” I have used Howard Frederick as a personal injury lawyer for myself and my Children. He was honest from the beginning asking all the pertinent...
Gina
“Howard will fight for what is right!” I casually knew Howard and his family as our sons competed against each other, wrestling for rival High Schools. I started out knowing the personal side of the family. How nice they were, supportive, cheering for my kid...
Suzanne
“Having been a trial attorney myself for 35+ years and Howard is one of the best trial lawyers I have seen.” When I was Managing Partner at Worby Groner Edelman, LLP, Howard was our senior trial attorney and I had the pleasure of watching him...
Bill
“I highly recommend Howard Frederick. He never gave up on me and won’t give up on you either!” I had two other lawyers before I met Howard, and both those lawyers kept trying to get me to settle my case for very little money. When...
Marshall
“Howard understood my injury so well and was able to get me the settlement that I really deserved.” When I called Howard I told him about my accident and the injury I received. Howard knew all about my injury and gave me more information about...
Alex
“They’re always there whenever I have questions and keep me posted on updates.” So far its been perfect. They’re always there whenever I have questions and keep me posted on updates.
Jeffrey C.
“The best lawyer I know!” I have nothing to say about him but good stuff cause he is the best lawyer I know! I’m very satisfied with him and he won my case and his one of the best lawyers I know.
Robert F.
“From the beginning to the end of my legal case, Mr. Frederick did a great job!” From the beginning to the end of my legal case, Mr. Frederick did a great job! I highly recommend him and his staff, and I have no doubt that...
Hector G.
“I knew as soon as I retained Mr. Frederick that he was an excellent lawyer, but I had no idea how gifted he was until he took my case to trial.” I knew as soon as I retained Mr. Frederick that he was an excellent...
Sarah
“I pity anyone that has to go against Lora in the courtroom. She’s a phenomenal attorney.” Lora is an excellent attorney. She came to court very prepared, with all sorts of diagrams and oversized photos. She articulated her points well and knew just how to...
Ruby
“Lora is an outstanding trial attorney. I received 17.5 times more than the insurance company originally offered.” Lora is an outstanding trial attorney. I had a slip and fall case, which is difficult to trial, not for Lora. She brought in a high-resolution monitor and...
Ivan
“Honest and took this case, my case, with heart and treated me, his client, with respect.” He believes in the work he has taken and loves the field. When working with David, he was honest and took this case, my case, with heart and treated...
Former Client
“This is absolutely one of the greatest law firms around!” Mr Schatz is an awesome attorney that can deliver. He handled my case so brilliantly. The staff members are outstanding. He and the entire staff treated me with great respect and dignity and like a...
Andries
“Truly went above and beyond in handling my personal injury claim. I am beyond grateful I am very fortunate to fall into the care of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Fedrick LLP” The group at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Fredrick LLP truly went above...
Karlene
“Thanks for everything!” Thanks for everything! I will refer you to others if needed.
Nancy H.
“I had a favorable experience with this group. I would definitely recommend them!” I had a favorable experience with this group. They kept me informed and on top of any information they had. I felt that I could always call if I had a concern...
Julie M.
“They’re excellent at what they do and I definitely recommend them!!” Friendly and helpful staff, very professional, they’re excellent at what they do and I definitely recommend them!!
Andrea W.
“I definitely recommend NYlawyer” Absolutely a great law firm very good lawyers and good co-workers. I definitely recommend NYlawyer
Antonio M.
“Howard Schatz did a phenomenal job with my personal injury claim.” Howard Schatz did a phenomenal job with my personal injury claim. I was thrilled with the outcome and would recommend him 100%.
Former Client
“They were extremely accommodating and I was quite pleased with my settlement” I had an Incredible experience with Mr. Schatz and the staff. They were extremely accommodating and I was quite pleased with my settlement and would recommend this office to handle and legal matter.
Barbara N.

Why Choose Us?

Experience You Can Trust

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a tough decision and, undoubtedly, one that will have a considerable impact on the outcome of your case. When you work with our firm, you will have our dedication and experience on your side.

  • Experienced with Multi-Million Dollar Cases
  • Record Jury Verdicts
  • Responsive & Dedicated to Our Clients
  • Experience Dealing with Insurance Companies
  • Founded by a Former Judge
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win

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