NYC’s Bike-Share Program Could Spark Tour De Litigation
Bicycle-crash attorney Dan Flanzig of Flanzig & Flanzig pointed to a recent report issued by New York City Comptroller John Liu, which said that, while the city has required Alta to purchase $10 million in general liability coverage for every year the program operates, "it is unknown if the level of coverage is adequate." New York City has played down those liability questions, but they haven't gone away. According to Flanzig, the $10 million level of coverage is "shocking" given the coming influx of bikers who will be taking to the streets — with or without helmets, which are encouraged, but not legally required. Click here to read the full story.