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NY Bike Litigation (Update)

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Produced on October 10, 2015

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Course Information

Time 75 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

New York Bike Crash Attorney Daniel Flanzig discusses recent bike crash related decisions and how they impact bicycle litigation practice in New York. Daniel also discusses the practical aspects of trying a bike crash in New York and the statutes one needs to know before going to trial.


The lecture includes an examination on the use of Go Pro and other electronic devices, and how they can win or kill your client's case. Lastly, the course updates viewers on the fundamentals of Municipal liability for road defects including proper investigation of a claim and how to identify the proper parties.


Learning Objectives: 

I.     Get up to date on recent bike related cases in NY 

II.    Gain familiarity with statutes you need to know before you try your bike crash case 

III.   Understand the use of GoPro, Strava and other electronic devices 

IV.   Overcome anti-bike sentiment during jury selection 

V.    Grasp street defects - proving your case in NY

This course originally appeared as a part of our October 2015 Bridge the Gap Event.

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Daniel Flanzig

Flanzig & Flanzig LLP

Daniel Flanzig lives and rides in New York. He is the firm's lead trial attorney litigating cases in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and in the Eastern and Southern Districts of the United States District Courts. He has obtained multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of a Million Dollars on behalf of the firm's clients.

Mr. Flanzig has been awarded and maintains a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rating by his peers, the highest rating an attorney can obtain. He has been granted membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for attorneys who have obtained trial verdicts in excess of One Million Dollars. He has been consistently named a " New York Super Lawyer" as seen in The New York Times and has named one of "The New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers " by ALM as published in New York Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. In 2013 Bicycle Times Magazine feature Mr. Flanzig as a National leader in Bike law and advocacy.

Mr. Flanzig has been quoted in the New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Long Island's Newsday, as well as The New York Law and National Law Journals, offering his expert opinion on personal injury cases and his opinion on "Bike Law" in New York. He has appeared on News 12 Brooklyn, News 12 Long Island, Channel 11 News, CBS News, Univision 41, and other national and international news outlets with regard to high profile cases the firm has handled.

He is the founder and Chair Person of the New York State Trial Lawyers Bicycle Ligation Sub-Committee. Mr. Flanzig serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Bicycle Coalition where he offers legal commentary as well as crash advice in his monthly column “Wheels of Justice”. Mr. Flanzig is a contributing writer for the New York Law Journal "Outside Counsel" column writing on cycling and the law. He is a member of the American Association of Justice - Bicycle Litigation Group - a nationwide network of "Bike Lawyers" sharing and exchanging information.

Mr. Flanzig has presented multiple CLE ( continuing legal education) lectures in New York on the handling of a bicycle crash case educating other attorneys on how to properly and effectively prosecute a case. Daniel was recently invited to speak at the AAJ's National Annual Convention regarding bike crash litigation as an emerging area of practice. He has assisted the American Association of Justice in the production of their first "Bicycle Litigation Packet" prepared to assist lawyers across the country in the preparation and litigation of a bike collision claim.


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Gary C.

Stellar presentation!!!

Vicki A.

excellent speaker and knows the material.

Alan L.

very good speaker.

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Yelena K.

Very awesome since my husband is an avid biker.

Robert L.

Interesting topic. Knowledgeable speaker.

Nikita M. W.

Super Terrific!

Marlon S.

one of the best speaker and presenters!

Gerald D.

Very interesting

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