Florida Stands Out as Most Dangerous State for Bicyclists

Bicyclists are more likely to be killed in Florida than in any other state, according to a recent report from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). The top four cities that were the most dangerous for cyclists were all in the State of Florida. Of all the major metropolitan areas surveyed, the Tampa-St. Petersburg [...]

Safe Cycling Tips That Can Save Your Life

As the weather warms up more and more people are taking their bicycles out of storage for the summer. As a bicycle accident lawyer in Miami, I recommend the following; before riding a bike that has been unused for more than a few months, have it thoroughly inspected, cleaned and maintained by a professional bicycle [...]

LANCE ARMSTRONG’S PERJURY

Apparently Lance Armstrong just admitted to having used performance enhancing drugs during his Tour de France victories. I am disappointed; and candidly very sad. I have admired and followed Armstrong's career closely. My father and I were in Paris, and watched him cross the finish line for his 7th and final Tour victory. I reached [...]

Justice For Family of Cyclist Killed on Key Biscayne

The family of a cyclist killed while riding on Miami's dangerous Key Biscyane will finally get their chance at justice. Omar Otaola, a well known Miami cyclist, died tragically after being hit by a truck owned by Cusano's Italian Bakery. He left behind a wife and two minor children. His family collected a $1,000,000 insurance [...]

Intersection Bicycle Accident Kills Hollywood Man

Jeffrey Lee Howard of Hollywood Florida was riding his bicycle at the intersection of Taft Street and North 66th when he was hit by a Volvo driven by Tony Shillingford. He was killed instantly. Intersections are particularly dangerous and not just for bike riders. In fact, almost 40% of all traffic crash accidents in Florida [...]
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