Gothamist: Driver Runs Over Brooklyn Cyclist Then Sues Him For Damages
John Roemer was riding his bicycle in Williamsburg when he was struck from behind by a driver. Roemer suffered a fractured hip and was in the ICU for three days. The driver's insurance recognized that she was at fault and paid, but the driver wants recompense for the damage Roemer's body and bike did to her car. "I couldn't tell you what's in her head, but it's outrageous and crazy that it's even happening," says Roemer's attorney, Daniel Flanzig. "I just think it's her not accepting responsibility and not realizing how seriously she injured John. Click here to read the full story.