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Law 360: Cuomo Veto Of Hit-And-Run Insurance Bill Irks Trial Lawyers

By Pete Brush, December 18, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's veto of legislation to have New York drivers buy more insurance for mishaps including hit-and-run accidents. Trial lawyers, vow to keep fighting for what they call a consumer-friendly measure. According to Dan Flanzig, managing partner of New York-based Flanzig & Flanzig LLP. who often represents injured cyclists. "Such insurance would give them a chance to make a recovery if they own a car and have the insurance," Flanzig said. "If you're hit by somebody with minimal coverage, you have a chance to make a claim on your own policy if you have the supplemental coverage." Click here to read the full story.