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Settlement Obtained for Manhattan Cyclist Doored by Fire Truck

Settlement Reached with the City of New York for Cyclist Doored by Fire Truck The FDNY has learned the hard way the cost of its member's failing to look when opening a door, even the door of a ...
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This week we obtained Summary Judgement for two NYC Cyclists!

This week our firm obtained Summary Judgment for two of our clients who sustained serious injuries when struck by vehicles while cycling in Manhattan. Summary Judgment is a method of resolving issues ...
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Violation of VTL 1214- NY "Dooring" Statute does not save Vespa rider's claim

Thompson v. Futri Transportation Corp., 102457/11 February 04, 2014, Cite as: Thompson v. Futri Transportation Corp., 102457/11, NYLJ 1202641029457, at *1 (Sup., NY, Decided January 6, 2014) 102457/11 ...
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Strava wins dismissal of civil suit over Berkeley death

Social fitness website Strava has won a court battle over its role in the death of cyclist William Flint, who was killed while riding in Berkeley, California, in 2010. According to court documents, ...
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March 13, 2013-Daniel Flanzig is to present a Bike Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Educating other New York Lawyers on handling a Bike Crash Case

NEW YORK BIKE LAW A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO LITIGATING A BIKE CRASH IN NEW YORK Presented by Daniel Flanzig, Esq. on Behalf of Lincoln Land Services, LLP Wed. March 13, 2013 9:00 AM Chateau Briand 440 ...
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Manhattan "hit and run" bicyclist victim allowed to submit claim to Crime Victims Board

A woman who was injured by a "hit and run" bicyclist in Manhattan has won the chance to press her claim for compensation before the state Office of Victim Services. At issue in Matter of ...
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Judge Tosses Out Conviction Of Driver Who Fatally Doored Cyclist

Judge Tosses Out Conviction Of Driver Who Fatally Doored Cyclist A Brooklyn judge tossed out the conviction of Krystal Francis, who was found guilty of driving with a suspended license in February for ...
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Daniel Flanzig's Article on Handling a "dooring' case in New York is to appear in the New York law Journal tomorrow.

Daniel Flanzig's article on handling a "dooring" case is New York including an in depth look at New York Vehicle and Traffic Law §1214 and cases applying the statute is to run in ...
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Cyclist barred from suing cycling club and city during USA cycling event

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. Chet D. SCHWARTZ, respondent, v. Terence MARTIN, defendant third-party plaintiff, Century Road Club Association, et al., ...
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Doctor suing pavement company following bike crash

Marblehead doctor suing pavement company following bike crash Originally Published on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 By Staff Reports / The Daily Item MARBLEHEAD — A Marblehead doctor is suing an ...
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Who's Job is it to investigate crashes in New York?

There has been a great deal written these past few weeks about the role of the NYPD in investigating cycle crash cases and the failure to fulfill their obligation to the citizens of New York and the ...
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Summary Judgment denied for cyclist "doored" in Queens

VTL § 1214 Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1214 vehicle and Traffic Law § 1214 Supreme Court, Queens County, New York. Alfredo VILLA, Plaintiff, v. Katherine LEANDROU, Defendant. No. ...
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Pedestrian Injured When he Opened His Door into Traffic Has Case Dismissed.

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. Mohamed H. ABBAS, appellant, v. L.L. SALAVEL, et al., respondents, et al., defendant. May 25, 2010. Abbott Bushlow & Schechner, LLP, ...
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Court denies Summary Judgment to Cyclist "doored" by Car- VTL 1214

Supreme Court, Queens County, New York. Alfredo VILLA, Plaintiff, v. Katherine LEANDROU, Defendant. No. 21759/2010. June 2, 2011. ROBERT J. McDONALD, J. The following papers numbered 1 to 10 were read ...
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Actions of City Worker were Discretionary, Case Dismissed.

In this case, a bicyclist brought suit against the city off New York seeking damages for personal injuries sustained when she hit pothole. Following jury verdict for bicyclist, city moved to dismiss ...
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