Articles & Publications

"Wheels of Justice"

“Wheels of Justice” is a blog co-written by New York Bike Lawyers James B. Reed, Esq. and Daniel Flanzig, Esq. Jim and Daniel are both active Trial Lawyers representing cyclists in New York have collaborated to produce a regular law column for the New York Bicycle Coalition. Together they have collaborated to produce a column on legal issues for all New York cyclists. Daniel regularly provides guidance on cycling safety, advocacy, bike crashes or insurance issues relevant to all cyclists across the State. Whether you ride in Albany, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Manhattan or Montauk, these article have you covered.

New York Law Journal

'Doored' while Cycling in New York: Not as simple as Riding a Bike

This article was published in the New York Law Journal on May 11, 2012. Daniel Flanzig, a New York Bike Crash attorney, outlines the legal issues confronted when handling a "dooring" crash case in New York. This includes an analysis of New York State VTL 1214 as applied by the New York Courts. The article also addresses "Doorings" by NYC Taxi Cabs, applicable New York City Administrative Codes and the New York City Traffic Rules and Regulations relating to a "dooring" in New York City.

Cycling and the Doctrine of Assumption of the Risk

This article was published in the New York law Journal in January 2012. It provides a legal analysis of cycling in New York and the doctrine of "assumption of risk" as it applies to New York cyclists in a variety of cycling arenas.

BikeShare.com

BikeShare,com, a Bike Share industry website and organization, published Daniel Flanzig's article, What to do of you are involved in a Bike Share or Citi Bike Crash. The full content of the Article is here.

New York Bike Lawyer

Managing Risk and Responsibilities for Cycle Clubs and Race Organizers

This article discusses the risks and liabilities faced by cycle clubs and race organizers and ways to avoid potential claims.

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