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Bicycle Accidents

Parrish Law Firm Announces: Trek Recalls Almost 1 Million Bikes After Rider Paralyzed

April 23, 2015 by the Parrish Law Firm

Trek Bicycle has recalled nearly 1 million bikes in the United States and Canada after a rider was paralyzed and two others have been injured because of a defect. The recall, issued Tuesday, affects 900,000 bicycles in the U.S. and 98,000 in Canada from model years 2000 through 2015. What Happens? The U.S. Consumer Product…


Autumn Motorcycling & Bicycling Safety- Facts

September 18, 2014 by the Parrish Law Firm

With cooler temperatures arriving and trees changing into their beautiful seasonal foliage, autumn has traditionally been a time that brings more cyclists out onto our roadways during the daylight hours. Despite darker mornings and evenings some people choose to ride to work while scores of others ride their bikes during this time of the year…


Bicycle Safety Tips to Include Safety Equipment Selection

April 22, 2013 by the Parrish Law Firm

You know that the very first recorded car crash in America occurred when a car struck a bicycle in 1896? Ever since then, we have strived to improve safety with cars and bicycles sharing the road. Despite all efforts bicycle fatalities related to a car accident are still occurring. According to the NHTSA, the latest…


Fairfax Bicycle Hit-And-Run Accidents Up 100 Percent In Last Two Years

April 16, 2013 by the Parrish Law Firm
Fairfax Bicycle Hit-And-Run Accidents Up 100 Percent In Last Two Years

Fairfax County bicycle-related vehicle hit-and-runs are up 100 percent in the last two years, reports FairfaxTimes.com. Bud Walker, a police spokesman who compiles crash statistics for Fairfax, finds that incidents of bicycle accidents in which the motor vehicle driver flees the scene of the accident have increased in the past three years, moving from five…


The Basics: Steps to Take after Suffering a Virginia Bicycle Crash

April 7, 2013 by the Parrish Law Firm
The Basics: Steps to Take after Suffering a Virginia Bicycle Crash

A Virginia bicycle accident can leave you with serious injuries and trauma, but knowing what steps to take instinctively right after the accident can help you cope with the ordeal. The bicycle accident lawyers at Parrish Law Firm, PLLC is here to give you some important steps to take after suffering a bicycle crash. To…


How To Handle a Virginia Bicycle Hit-and-Run Accident: A Closer Look

April 6, 2013 by the Parrish Law Firm
How To Handle a Virginia Bicycle Hit-and-Run Accident: A Closer Look

Any sort of motor vehicle accident can be traumatic, but a bicycle accident wherein the motor vehicle driver flees the scene of the collision without exchanging insurance information or making sure that the bicycle rider is okay is difficult to understand and even tougher to live through. While Parrish Law Firm, PLLC sincerely hopes that…


Eleven Items That Virginia Bicyclists Cannot Ride Without

January 4, 2013 by the Parrish Law Firm

We know it’s still winter, but with the New Year behind us and spring right around the corner it’s only a matter of time before that snow begins to melt and bicycle enthusiasts can return to enjoying our Virginia roads. But before you get too excited, here are eleven important things that every Virginia bicycle…


Increased Bicycle Collisions in Fairfax Require Master Plan

November 27, 2012 by the Parrish Law Firm

As the number of cyclists in Fairfax County has increased this year, so have collision rates, says Fairfax City Patch. This year, the county has seen fifty-four bicycle accidents and one fatality, an increase from 2011’s statistics of forty-four incidents and zero fatalities. The fatality occurred earlier this month, when Elizabeth P. Shattuck of Falls…


Young Woman Killed In Fatal Bicycle Accident Near Huguenot Bridge

July 30, 2012 by the Parrish Law Firm

Richmond, VA – July 30 – A young woman was killed Sunday night in a fatal hit-and-run accident. According to official reports by wtoc.com, the accident occurred around 10 p.m. near Huguenot Bridge. Lane Kruszewski, 24, was riding her bicycle on River Road when a hit-and-run vehicle crashed into her. Police arrived and found Kruszewski…


Virginia Tops Charts As Most Bicycle-Friendly State In Southern U.S.

June 6, 2012 by the Parrish Law Firm

The state of Virginia was recently voted as the number one most bicycle-friendly state in the southern United States. Virginia also ranked in the top twenties in the entire nation and received a status of the 17th most bicycle-friendly state in the country, reports fairfaxstation.patch.com. The rankings come from a recently released list compiled by…


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