New York Citi Bike Accident Lawyers. Bike share programs such as Citi Bike in New York City provide mass access to short term bicycle use. For an affordable fee, anyone can rent a blue framed Citi Bike for a quick ride across town or through the park.
When an accident occurs on a Citi Bike, there are several factors that should be considered in evaluating legal responsibility.
In addition to evaluating whether the bicycle operator obeyed the rules of the road, the condition of the bicycle should be evaluated for any potential defects. Problems with the brakes & hand bars, chain link system & wheels, seat and front basket should all be carefully scrutinized.
New York Citi Bike Accident Lawyers
If the Citi Bike operators failed to provide its customer with a rental bicycle in safe working condition, they may be held financially responsible for any resulting injuries.
Citi Bike operators have acknowledged poor funding for the bike share program. This lack of adequate funding could compromise safety of rental bikes and bicycle docking stations. Citi Bike has requested funding from New York City taxpayers to help keep the popular service running smoothly.
Nevertheless, the Citi Bike program is expanding to neighborhoods in Harlem in Manhattan, Long Island City & Astoria in Queens, and Prospect Heights & Crown Heights in Brooklyn.
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Our New York Citi Bike accident lawyers represent accident and injury victims in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and beyond.
In addition to claims pertaining to Citi Bike operations, our attorneys file claims against motor vehicle operators responsible for striking a bicyclist. In some cases, a second bike rider or even a pedestrian may be held responsibile for a crash.
If you have been hurt in an accident involving a bicycle or motor scooter, contact our personal injury attorneys for a free consultation today.