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  • Getting a Handle on the Rights of “Doored” Cyclists
    Getting a Handle on the Rights of “Doored” Cyclists

    New York City accounts for over 450,000 bike trips each day, a number which we have seen increase significantly over the years. It makes sense then that an increase in bicycle trips results in an ...

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  • NY Bike Lawyers enters it's 5th Year of Sponsorship of the TD Five Boro Bike Tour
    NY Bike Lawyers enters it's 5th Year of Sponsorship of the TD Five Boro Bike Tour

    This is our 5th year of our Sponsorship of the World's Largest Bike Charity Ride, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. This year's Bike Expo has been moved to Pier 12 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Come visit us ...

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  • Settlement Obtained for Manhattan Cyclist Doored by Fire Truck
    Settlement Obtained for Manhattan Cyclist Doored by Fire Truck

    Settlement Reached with the City of New York for Cyclist Doored by Fire Truck The FDNY has learned the hard way the cost of its member's failing to look when opening a door, even the door of a Fire ...

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  • Unique $100,000.00 (full Policy limits) recovery for Cyclist injured by car door in Manhattan where no contact occurred.
    Unique $100,000.00 (full Policy limits) recovery for Cyclist injured by car door in Manhattan where no contact occurred.

    This week we obtained another $100,000.00 (full policy limits) recovery for cyclist "doored" on 19th Street in Manhattan. Our client was traveling West on 19th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. As ...

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  • A First in NY!  Summary Judgement Granted to Cyclist
    A First in NY! Summary Judgement Granted to Cyclist "Doored" by Taxi

    In what we believe to be a first in the New York Courts, Justice Baynes of the Supreme Court, Kings County, (Brooklyn) granted our motion for Summary Judgment for a cyclist doored by a NYC taxi Cab. ...

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  • Daniel Flanzig interviewed by the Toronto Star on the Cities New Proposed Increased
    Daniel Flanzig interviewed by the Toronto Star on the Cities New Proposed Increased "Dooring" Fines

    Will Ontario's tougher measures against distracted driving, 'dooring' and passing bikes too closely make us safer? By: Alex Ballingall Published on Tue Mar 18 2014 Cracking down on motorists and ...

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