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Breakstone, White & Gluck has over 100 years combined experience representing cyclists who have been seriously injured by trucks and other large vehicles. We are strong supporters of cyclist clubs and advocacy organizations, including MassBike, Boston Cyclists Union, New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA), Charles River Wheelmen and Northeast Bicycle Club. We are committed to pursuing the best result for every client and providing aggressive and compassionate representation every step of the way.
Breakstone, White & Gluck has a proven track record of top results for clients. We take pride in helping our clients and have been consistently recognized for our work, as Top 100 New England Super Lawyers and Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. For a free legal consultation, contact our firm at 800-379-1244 or 617-723-7676 or use our contact form.
Recent Truck Accidents Injuring Cyclists in Boston and Cambridge
- In April 2014, a cyclist was hit and killed by a garbage truck in Charlestown. This was a hit-and-run truck crash. According to media reports, the truck driver said he thought he hit a pothole so he kept driving.
- In September 2014, a cyclist was hit by a garbage truck at the corner of Inman and Harvard streets in Cambridge during the morning commute.
- In May 2015, a cyclist was killed by a truck on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston's Back Bay.
- In June 2016, a 27-year-old woman was killed in a truck crash in Inman Square. The cyclist first collided with an open Jeep door, then was hit by a landscaping truck.
- In October 2016, a cyclist was seriously injured in a Cambridge truck crash in Kendall Square.
- Just a few days later, a 60-year-old cyclist died in a tractor-trailer accident in Porter Square in Cambridge.
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Truck Side Guard Ordinances
|U.S. Cities with Truck Side Guard Ordinances|
|Boston's City Council approved the first in the nation truck side guard ordinance in October 2014.|
|New York City|
|New York City's initial plan was to outfit 240 city trucks with side guards. Now, the city is looking ahead to meeting a new goal of 10,000 trucks by 2024.|
|In July 2017, the Chicago City Council approved a truck side guard ordinance.|
|In February 2017, Seattle announced it would retrofit city owned trucks.|
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Learn your rights. If you were injured in a truck crash in Boston, Cambridge or another part of Massachusetts, contact our truck accident attorneys. For a free legal consultation, contact us at 800-379-1244 or 627-723-7676 or use our contact form.