Bicycle Accidents Involving an Open Car Door

Due to the heavy traffic and dense population of New York, bicycle accidents involving an open car door striking the cyclist happen every day. If you’ve been injured as a result of a dooring by a motor vehicle in New York, contact The Matera Law Firm for a free consultation. We help injured cyclists recover the compensation they deserve for the injuries they sustain as a result of negligence. Let our 25 years of experience work for you.


Many times, especially in the city of New York, we’ve seen cases where individuals are riding down the street and someone opens their car door, causing the bicyclist to come in contact with the door and thereby sustaining injuries. These are claims that may very well lend itself to the ability to bring a claim on behalf of the bicyclist any time that this should happen.

When cyclists are involved in dooring accidents, it’s important to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to preserve the evidence and file a claim before the deadline. At The Matera Law Firm, we have over 25 years of experience helping people when they need it most. That commitment has allowed us to generate a record of success that includes obtaining millions of dollars for victims of cycling accidents in New York.

If you or someone you love is in need of an experienced Long Island bicycle accident lawyer, contact us today for a free confidential consultation. We proudly serve Suffolk County, Nassau County, Long Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, and throughout New York State.

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