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‘This Is Not Justice’: Japanese Family Settles With NYC But Condemns Handling Of NYPD Crash That Killed Student

The family of Ryo Oyamada announced “with heavy hearts” a settlement with the NYPD.  A police officer struck and killed Ryo while driving more than twice the speed limit at night against the flow of traffic and ...

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New York Post: Court Ruling Puts City on the Hook in Dangerous-Streets Suit

The city must do a better job fixing dangerous streets or face a slew of big lawsuits, thanks to a ruling by the state’s highest court in the case of a young boy injured in a 2004 crash. “Concerns about traffic and ...

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Gothamist – Bike Cop Tickets Bicyclist For Biking On Bike Path

One NYPD cop of the Central Park precinct decided to ticket cyclists for doing something that is completely legal. Gothamist covered the story, and attorney Steve Vaccaro represented the cyclists: The cyclist took photos of ...

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Daily News – Tragic city bike accidents test new Right of Way law

Daily News examines the cases of several of our clients who were injured & killed while they had the right of way in NYC, and how NYC’s new law is and is not protecting pedestrians and cyclists in the same ...

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DNA Info – This NYPD Officer Has Handed Out the Most Bicycle Summonses in the City

DNA Info uncovers one NYPD police officer who has written far more tickets to cyclists than any other. Attorney Steve Vaccaro reflects on the uptick in tickets for cyclists over the past few year: Steve Vaccaro, a bike ...

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