Advocates For NY Cyclists

Pro Bono and Advocacy Work For NY Cyclist's and Pedestrians

Daniel Flanzig Presenting at the Complete Streets Summit

Daniel Flanzig Presenting at the Complete Streets Summit

Daniel Flanzig Presenting at the Complete Streets Summit

Daniel Flanzig appearing in Suffolk County for Increased Penalties in NY for Hit and Run Drivers

At Flanzig and Flanzig our efforts are not limited to the representation of cyclist's and pedestrians. Daniel serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Bicycling Coalition - New York's only statewide bike advocacy group. Daniel is also a legal advisor for the Coalition advising on legislative and safety issues to make New York a safer cycling State.

We are members and supporters of Transportation Alternatives, The League of American Bicyclists and People for Bikes. Daniel is the founder and Chair Person of the New York State Trial Lawyers - Bicycle Litigation Sub-Committee - with a focus on advocating for safer cyclists and pedestrian laws in Albany. Daniel has actively lobbied Albany for an amendment to N.Y.S.'s Safe Passing law and to help legalize and define e-bikes in NY.

We have handled several high profile Pro Bono Cases on behalf of New York cyclists in an effort to change the practice and policies of the NYPD in its policing of New York's cyclists. For instance, our office ended the practice of the NYPD of pursuing property damage claims against cyclists in which their vehicles who were involved in a crash. We further bought to light the manner in which the NYPD stops cyclists when attempting to write a summons.

  • We have been a lead sponsor of the TD Five Boro Bike Tour as well as other rides and races in New York.
  • We are regular speakers at NY area bike Clubs such as Huntington Bike Club, Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association and BikeNY.
  • We were a featured lecturer at the TD Bike Tour New York Expo in 2014.
  • Joined the New York Delgation at the 2015 National Bike Summit in Washington D.C.
  • We volunteer hundreds of hours representing cyclists and pedestrians for free in helping them get their medical bills paid, file MVAIC claims, or assist them in compensation for damaged bikes and other property.

To learn more about our practice or if you were involved in a crash or collision, contact us today for a free consultation.

Real People, Real Stories

Read What Our Past Clients Have to Say About Us
  • Daniel and the team are great

    “Daniel and the team are great, helpful and do whatever is necessary to make sure you get a proper and fair ending to your scenario.”

    - Rohit B.
  • I strongly recommend them.

    “Daniel Flanzig was extremely helpful and kind and executive helping me deal with the crash I suffered last Friday. He made sure I understood the process and was fairly compensated for the damage on my bike and avoid unfair medical bills. His office answere”

    - Aime L.
  • Flanzig & Flanzig are true advocates for New York's bike-riding community! I would recommend them to anyone.

    “I was doored when riding my bike in Brooklyn. I broke my hand in the accident and had surgery plus pins inserted to repair it. I hired Flanzig & Flanzig as my personal injury lawyers and I am so glad that I did! They handled every step of the process. ”

    - Janet U.
  • Dan and his team did an exceptional job for me – they should get 6 stars!

    “I had a bike crash and didn’t know where to turn for representation. I spoke to a number of law firms, but none of them understood what a crash meant to me as an everyday bicycle rider. From the first ...”

    - Christopher H.
  • Dan and his staff was instrumental in getting a fair settlement

    “Dan and his staff was instrumental in getting a fair settlement after a long delayed process held up by an unresponsive and uncooperative insurance company. Dan was always available to answer any ...”

    - R.P.
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