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  • 23-Mar-2017

    Philadelphia Proposes Hub & Spoke Campaign

    On March 1, attorney Joe Piscitello attended the 2017 Vision Zero Philadelphia Conference with other like-minded bicycle and road safety supporters. The conference presented the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia’s Hub & Spoke ...
  • 6-Mar-2017

    Piscitello Law announces Corporate Sponsor of Fearless Femme Racing Team!

    We are delighted to announce our 2017 sponsorship of the Fearless Femme. This impressive group of female cyclists compete on a global, national and regional level in road, criterium and cross. The team director and manager is Arounkone Sananikone who ...
  • 15-Feb-2017

    Juniors Development Campaign, 2017

    Piscitello Law is proud to support a new initiative, The Juniors Development Campaign to benefit Cadence Youth Cycling (CYC). The CYC program is part of the Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition whose mission is to use cycling as a platform to encourage ...
  • 16-Dec-2016

    What Is the "Dutch Reach?"

    If you have cycled around the busy streets of Philadelphia, you've probably noticed how susceptible you are to "door" injuries. These accidents occur when an occupant of a parked or stopped car exits the vehicle, suddenly pushing the ...
  • 30-Nov-2016

    Piscitello Law Secures Victory

    Cyclists are at greater risk of being injured when riding in urban environments, but that isn’t to say the busy setting should compromise their cycling rights. In a recent case, Attorney Piscitello successfully defended an injured cyclist ...
  • 18-Nov-2016

    A Snapshot of Our Philadelphia Cycling Community

    In major cities all over the country, cycling is emerging as a popular, healthy, and environmentally-conscious way of getting around. In Philadelphia in particular, cycling has grown by leaps and bounds and is considered to be one of the nation's ...
  • 27-Oct-2016

    UM/UIM Coverage & Why You Should Care

    What is uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage and why should you care? Before answering that question, some quick background might help. First, it’s important to note that all auto drivers must purchase mandatory coverage to ensure that ...
  • 19-Oct-2016

    Cycling is in the Genes!

    It's not often that you realize that the passions you pursue in your everyday life were shared by relatives from a generation before you—but that's exactly what Attorney Joe Piscitello discovered on a recent trip to Sicily. Joe recently ...
  • 23-Sep-2016

    Will Evan's Law Crack down on Distracted Driving?

    According to federal officials, distracted driving claimed the lives of 3,179 Americans in 2014—and injured 431,000 more. There are even some studies that indicate this trend is getting worse despite new laws and campaigns to dissuade drivers ...
  • 31-Aug-2016

    Attorney Joe Piscitello Featured in "The Paceline"

    Attorney Joe Piscitello's long-standing sponsorship of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has been featured in the organization's newly announced donor profile, dubbed “The Paceline.” In it, the Coalition highlights the ...
  • 5-Aug-2016

    GoPro Cameras and Your Bike Accident Claim

    Walking around Philadelphia, you may have noticed a growing trend among cyclists: GoPro helmet cameras. While some of these riders are compiling footage for video projects or training, others are using the cameras for another reason; to develop ...
  • 4-Aug-2016

    Piscitello Law Presented Cyclocross Clinic With Jeremy Powers

    Piscitello Law was proud to co-present an exclusive Cyclocross clinic to benefit Cadence Youth Cycling last month. The clinic, led by U.S. Cyclocross National Champion Jeremy Powers, was co-presented by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. ...
  • 8-Jul-2016

    Q&A Session Given by Jeremy Powers at Transport Cycles

    U.S. Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers gives Q&A Session at Transport Cycles in Fishtown in support of Cadence Youth Cycling. The event is presented by Piscitello Law. Jeremy’s ambitions have grown and after several years at the top of the ...
  • 20-Jun-2016

    Piscitello Law to Host Cyclocross Clinic Next Month with Jeremy Powers

    Piscitello Law is proud to present a Philadelphia cyclocross clinic on July 9th, co-hosted by the Bicycle Coalition for Greater Philadelphia. The all-day clinic will be held by cyclocross champion Jeremy Powers and will benefit Cadence Youth Cycling. ...
  • 16-Jun-2016

    Vision Zero Philadelphia Aims to End Traffic Deaths

    The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia continues to push its Vision Zero initiative, a coordinated effort to help end traffic deaths citywide. 2016 appears to be a key year for the initiative, with new attention from the city mayor (Jim ...
  • 8-Jun-2016

    Pennsylvania to Receive $7.6 Million for Alternative Transportation Projects

    The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will bestow $7.6 million to Southeastern Pennsylvania via the federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for 11 new construction passages. Among the proposed projects are a number of ...
  • 13-Apr-2016

    A Guide to Building a Bicycle Accident Injury Claim

    If you’ve been involved in a bicycle accident due to a negligent driver, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to file a personal injury claim for any injuries you sustained from the accident. In the high stress of recovering from an ...
  • 1-Apr-2016

    Stay Connected to Piscitello Law

    Thousands of Cases Handled. Millions of Dollars Recovered. At Piscitello Law, we advocate for the rights of wrongfully injured victims in and around Philadelphia, PA. Whether our client has been injured in a serious bicycle accident or harmed by a ...
  • 18-Mar-2016

    Safety Tips for Cyclists in Philadelphia

    Cycling around the city has a number of benefits – it’s good exercise, better for the environment and reduces the cost of filling up a gas tank. Before you hit the road, however, it’s important that you do everything you can to ...
  • 2-Mar-2016

    Proving Negligence In a Bicycle Accident Injury Claim

    Like many other types of personal injury cases, bike accident injury claims typically center around the legal concept of negligence. While negligence is easily understood, proving it in court can be far more difficult. For this reason, it is crucial ...
  • 18-Feb-2016

    Philadelphia Bike Lanes Neglected After Winter Storms

    Philadelphia bicyclists willing to brave winter weather are increasingly finding themselves faced with a dangerous hazard after snowstorms: bike lanes that have not been plowed. While motorist lanes receive prompt attention from plows, bicyclists ...
  • 11-Aug-2015

    Why a GoPro can be your best friend if you're in a bike accident

    By: Lillian Swanson - The Naked City: You might think the GoPro on your bike helmet is the coolest thing to keep a record of your ride through city streets or down country lanes. But to Joe Piscitello, a cyclist and a lawyer who specializes in ...

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