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 parking have played too great a role in leaving areas without the necessary […]


Bike Attorney Likes How the Wheels Are Turning

The Villager interviewed Vaccaro & White’s Steve Vaccaro about the latest developments in bicycling and the law.  Here’s an excerpt from the freewheeling interview: VIL: Apparently, Upper East Siders — including, notably, Woody Allen — really hate bike lanes. What exactly is their beef with bicycles? S.V.: Yeah, and I’ve been to some of those […]


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 the officer’s curious enforcement techniques, which were later sent to the Central Park Precinct. The cyclist and his attorney, Steve […]