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August, 2011

Flanzig and Flanzig have been retained by one of the victims of a horrific crash that occurred in the Bronx, NY. Our client sustained devastating injuries while she was a within a bush shelter, two vehicles collided. One of the vehicles then struck the bus shelter as well as seven people inside, including our client. We have filed suit not only against the two drivers, but also the City of New York, the MTA as well CEMUSA, the company hired by the city of New York to design and place the bus shelter. As seen in the video below, it is alleged that the area had a high accident rate, and the City, the MTA and CEMUSA were negligent in the choice of placement of the bus shelter as well as it's design.

April 13, 2011

Flanzig and Flanzig has achieved placement in the New York Law Law Journal's Top Verdicts and Settlements for 2010 as a result of Cathy Flanzig's recovery of $1,100,000.00 for one of our clients involved in a serious pedestrian accident. The case is reported to be one of the highest recoveries for a pedestrian accident for 2010. This case has previously been reported in the New York Jury Verdict Reporter, the New York Law Journal and is soon to appear in New York Magazine.

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March 25, 2011

Daniel Flanzig gives New York Post reporter commentary on the indictment of caseworker Damon Adams and supervisor Chereece Bell following the allegations that the ACS workers failed to properly investigate and monitor 4-year-old Marchella Brett-Pierce who was starved and beaten. Our firm, in a similar matter, is representing the estate of Nixzmary Brown, relating to her tragic death at the hands of her mother and step-father and the failure of ACS to timely and properly respond to the allegations of neglect. Click Here to read more.

May 04, 2009

Daniel Flanzig gives Newsday reporter commentary on the Jo'Anne Bird Murder and the his opinion on the liability of the Nassau County Police Department in connection to the murder. Click Here to read more.

January 12, 2007

National and local coverage of brother and sister team Cathy and Daniel Flanzig. The story discusses our firm as well as the benefits, and some pitfalls, in practicing together. Click Here to read more.

July 24, 2008

Flanzig and Flanzig seeks leave from the New York State Supreme Court to file a claim against Nassau County Medical Center due to the negligent and reckless conduct of the Nassau County Medical Center in allegedly reusing an insulin pen on multiple patients causing their client to be exposed to Hepatitis B antibodies. The firm alleges that the County hid the information from patients for over five months, despite a Department of Health Investigation, allowing them to expose their families to danger while the County waited out the ninety days patients had to file a claim against the Hospital as a result of their negligence. Click Here to read more.

January 21, 2008

Flanzig and Flanzig has filed suit on behalf of the owner of a race horse that was tragically injured while being transported between race tracks. The 18-month-old filly Point of Order, sired by Preakness and Belmont Stakes winner Point Given, was an upcoming star, who had to be put down due to the devastating injury caused in the accident. Click here to read the full story.

May 21, 2007

Flanzig and Flanzig files suit on behalf of victims of a carbon monoxide leak at Leonard's of Great Neck. The gas exposure sent about a dozen guests to the hospital with symptoms ranging from severe headaches to vomiting and dizziness. Some guests face long term effects.Click here for the full story.

May 31, 2006

Cathy Flanzig won the maximum possible award for the widow of an elderly plaintiff who died as a result of injuries suffered in a shameful hit and run accident. The driver denied being involved in the accident, but after Cathy pursued the eyewitness who observed the accident, the Defendants insurance carrier agreed to settle the action for the full policy limits. The careless driver had the minimum amount of insurance allowed by law, and to make matters worse, a heartless Nassau County insisted on recouping its Medicaid expenses and taking a portion of the tiny award. We are continuing to fight Nassau County's claim to our clients recovery. Click here to read the full story.

April 5, 2006

The tiny body of a plaintiff's prematurely born baby, weighing less than a pound, was lost by the hospital and discovered by a worker in the commercial laundry. Flanzig and Flanzig files suit against South Nassau Communities Hospital on behalf of the mother. The matter was eventually tried to a 6 figure verdict in the Nassau County Supreme Court. The matter was subsequently settled by the parties for an undisclosed amount.

Click here to read about this tragic story and the lawsuit that seeks to prevent this from ever happening again.

April 7, 2006

A negligence lawsuit has been filed against the hospital where Verna Uptigrow's prematurely born baby was born, only to be discovered days later in a pile of dirty hospital laundry. Click here to read the article.

March 17, 2006

The biological father of Nixzmary Brown was interviewed as to why he is taking action to be named administrator of his daughter's estate. Dan Flanzig explains how Nixzmary's mother refused to allow him to see the child, preventing him from seeing his daughter and that he is now seeking to find out why ACS failed to protect his child. Click here to read the article.

July 16, 2004

Click here to read a history of Flanzig and Flanzig, from its original founding in 1956 by Sheldon Flanzig, to today when sister and brother team Cathy and Daniel Flanzig lead the firm. The article discusses the effect of growing up in a home where trial work and, the art of advocacy was dinner conversation, leading two siblings to carry on their father's dedication to the practice of law.

April 9, 2004

Daniel Flanzig settled a lawsuit against New York City for $300,000 on behalf of a Texas woman who was molested by an EMT after collapsing at La Guardia Airport. The victim was under the care of two EMTs and was unable to defend herself from the unwanted manhandling by one of the EMTs because she was strapped down. Click here to read the entire article.

January 1997

Click here to watch television coverage of Dan Flanzig and his client speaking out against a judge's decision that the Long Island Rail Road had no responsibility for the safety of passengers killed in the attack by Colin Ferguson.


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