Category Archives: Bicycle Accident
Cycling Safely on the new Cross Florida Bike Trail
By Chuck Geary For years, Florida cyclists have dreamed about completing a bike trip which would take them all the way across our state. As a teenager, firm attorney, Chuck Geary, completed three cross Florida bike trips as president of the local cycling club, the “Gold Coasters.” Cycling was simpler then and interior Florida… Read More »
Safety Tips for Cyclists During Florida Bike Month
By Charles E. Geary, Esq. It’s that time of year again. The winter months are winding down. Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. Kids tend to dust off their bicycles and the cycling season begins! Young children are anxious to get out on the streets and explore new… Read More »
Florida’s Move Over Law: What You Should Know
Bicycle accidents happen much too often in Florida given that residents and visitors can ride bicycles throughout the year. Indeed, while year-round warm weather can be a great benefit to many people, it can also mean that more bicyclist and pedestrian accidents occur in urban and suburban areas of the state. If you or… Read More »
Can A Day Of Fun Become a Problem?
Any type of physical sport or recreational activity may present the risk of injury. It’s the nature of this type of activity. Typical recreational related accidents can involve injuries sustained on a trampoline, in or around a swimming pool, or injuries playing sports. Under Florida’s premises liability law, those who suffer injuries on another’s… Read More »
Stay Up To Date With The New Florida Cycling Laws
The 2021 Florida Legislature is taking action to improve cycling safety in our beautiful state. The new bicycle laws recognize the growing concern about bicycle safety in Florida. They clarify cycling rights and give guidance to cyclists and motorists alike. Lesser, Lesser, Landy, & Smith regularly reviews vehicle and cycling laws and is considered… Read More »
Bike Accidents in the Age of COVID
In the age of COVID 19, cycling has become a social distancing sport of choice. People are purchasing bicycles more than ever and bike shops are having trouble keeping up with the demand. Many new cyclists have hit the streets and unfortunately, we are seeing a rise in cycling accidents. Our firm handles all… Read More »
Simon Cowell Accident Case Gives Us Practical Advice For E-Bike Safety
Back in the 1970’s, children coveted the Western Flyer Mean Machine. It was a popular bike. A child could ride a bike that looked and felt just like a sleek motorcycle. My parents, like some others, did not want me to aspire to ride motorcycles or any self-propelled bike. My parents deemed them dangerous…. Read More »
Does Your Car Insurance Coverage Protect You And Your Family?
Selling auto insurance is a highly competitive business. Television ads tout how one company can save you a few percentage points while another claims to be able to save you money by letting you buy only the coverage you need. The coverage you need? The problem is that most people don’t understand insurance policies… Read More »
New Law on Florida’s E-Bikes
There is a newly enacted bill in Florida which increases the maximum speed limit and eliminates the age restrictions for e-bike use. It also allows recumbent bikes to qualify for electric assistance devices. This new bill will create statewide standards that could facilitate statewide bike rental and bike-share businesses. Even though the new bill… Read More »
When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?
After an accident, you should hire a personal injury attorney immediately. When you, a friend, or a loved one are injured in an accident, there are many important questions to be answered. For many, depending on the severity of the injury, it can be a shocking and even confusing time. Hiring a personal injury… Read More »