Family of Cyclist Killed in Garbage Truck Accident Files $10 Million Lawsuit

The family of the cyclist killed in a collision with a garbage truck filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against the driver’s company. 41-year-old Tamar Monhait was riding north on Water Avenue, just north of the Hawthorne Bridge, when the garbage truck made a left turn into her path. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of… read more

Cyclist Sues After Accident | Uber Failure to Cover

In a case stemming from a July 2, 2015 accident, Lucas Root has filed a lawsuit against Uber and the driver who opened the vehicle door while Root was riding his bike. The action knocked Root to the ground and broke three of his teeth. The suit comes months after the fact. The driver was… read more

Oregon Bicycle Injury Attorneys Talk Road Sharing

Oregon is a mecca for bicyclists. It seems nearly every year the city of Portland tops lists like Best Bicycle Cities in the U.S. With more bicycles on the road in and around the city center, the chances for bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles increases. ThePortland Tribune covered a recent accident in an article titled… read more

Oregon Bicycle Accident Lawyers Talk Bike Injuries

Score One for Bicyclists

An appellate court in Brooklyn, New York, recently ruled that bicycling is a leisure, as opposed to sporting, activity, paving the way for a lawsuit filed by a bicyclist involved in a bicycling accident caused by roadwork. The lawsuit contends the road construction company left the road in an unsafe state, thus causing the bicyclist’s… read more