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• The Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area by Super Lawyers®
• Lifetime Members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
• Listed in New York Super Lawyers®
• AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
• Top New York Settlements of 2014

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With roots dating back to 1956, Flanzig and Flanzig, LLP is a New York personal injury law firm that has earned the AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. The firm has a 60-year history of representing injured New Yorkers. With offices in Manhattan, Queens and Nassau County, the firm proudly represents clients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and Westchester.

Partners Cathy and Daniel Flanzig were both designated as New York Super Lawyers®, a group limited to only the top 5% of trial attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area. Each of the firm's partners were granted lifetime membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum due to the multiple seven figure verdicts and settlements they obtained on behalf of the firm's clients.

In fact, in 2013, Cathy Flanzig obtained one of the largest settlements in the State of New York for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. This achievement placed her on the list as one of The Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area as published in The New York Times Magazine. In 2014, the firm obtained one of the“Top 25 Settlements in the State of New York” for the victim of a motorcycle crash.

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The firm actively tries cases in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan, Westchester, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of the United States District Courts. The firm, as well as its cases, settlements, and trials, are frequently covered by The New York Times, The New York Post, Daily News, Long Island's Newsday, News 12 Brooklyn, News 12 Long Island, CBS News, as well as many other national and international news and media outlets.

Current Cases & Investigations

The firm is presently representing the Estate of Nixzmary Brown; the highly publicized murder of this young girl which highlighted the tragic failures of the New York City Administration of Children Services (NYC ACS). The firm is also heavily involved in numerous other highly publicized cases throughout New York City and Long Island, which you can read about in further detail here. For more information, call (888) 290-5994.

  • $500,000.00

    $500,000.00 Recovery for 46 year old diplomat who sustained crush injury and RSD when his foot was run over by van

  • $450,000.00

    $450,000.00 Recovery for a 45 Year Old Student and Pharmacy Clerk who Suffered Neck, Back and Wrist Injuries in an Auto Crash.

  • $350,000.00

    $350,000.00 Recovery for a 49 year old gas station attendant struck by a Customer's Vehicle

  • $275,000.00

    $275,000.00 settlement for woman suffering from MS Aggravated by Automobile Accident

  • $250,000.00

    $250,000.00 Settlement in Significant Indiana Automobile Accident

  • $250,000.00

    $250,000.00 Recovery for Line of Duty Injury for a New York City Firefighter

  • $250,000.00

    $250,000.00 Recovery for Con Ed Utility Worker In An On The Job Auto Accident

  • $200,000.00

    $200,000.00 Awarded For a Electrical Contractor Injured in an Auto Accident Involving Complex Underinsurance Arbitration

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  • $350,000.00

    $350,000.00 Recovery for Local 3 Electrician injured in Construction accident

  • $350,000.00

    $350,000.00 Recovery for fall at a Montauk Hotel

  • $340,000.00

    340,000.00 Settlement for a 57 Year Old Shoe Salesman Struck by a NYC Yellow Taxi Cab

  • $320,000.00

    $320,000.00 Recovery for Women hit by Drunk Driver who had just left a local Club

  • $160,000.00

    $160,000.00 Settlement for a famous Las Vegas Magician

  • $120,000.00

    $120,000.00 Settlement for Young Child Injured by Dog Attack

  • $2,000,000.00

    $2,000.000.00 Recovery for Doctor's Failure to Properly Diagnose and Treat Breast Cancer

  • $150,000.00

    $150,000.00 Quick Recovery for Young woman who Suffered Fractured Ankle on her Employers Driveway.

  • $2,900,000.00

    $2,900.00 Recovery for Victim of Serious Vespa Crash

  • $1,300,000.00

    $1,300,000.00 Dollar Recovery for Victim of September 11th Attack at the World Trade Center

  • $1,200,000.00

    $1,200,000 Recovery for a 33 year Old Construction Laborer Injured in Work Site Accident

  • $1,150,000.00

    $1,150,000.00 Recovery for a 52 year old TSA worker who suffered a fall at LGA Airport

  • $1,100,000.00

    $1,100,000.00 Million Settlement for a Self Employed 57 Year Old Who was Struck by a Vehicle While In His Driveway

  • $1,000,000.00

    $1,000,000.00 Recovery for Injured EMT/First Responder for Injuries Sustained in a Fall at a Local Area Hospital

  • $900,000.00

    $900,000.00 Recovery for injured auto mechanic who sustained serious injuries when auto lift dropped

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About Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP

As senior partners of this second generation firm, brother and sister team Cathy and Daniel Flanzig carry on a 60-year tradition of representing injured New Yorkers. Today they bring their combined forty-seven years of experience to help the needs of clients. The firm’s roots date back to 1956 when Cathy’s and Daniel’s father founded the law firm (then known as Joachim and Flanzig) where he started his practice on lower Broadway in New York City. That firm now dissolved, today Cathy and Daniel continue in their father’s footsteps, operating out of the same office as well as the New York City location. The firm has successfully expanded into additional areas of law, including bicycle injuries and crashes, nursing home abuse and neglect, construction accidents, and other job related injuries.

The firm's reputation as aggressive trial attorneys combined with a wealth of resources, experience, and willingness to try cases places the firm in a unique position as being one of the most respected personal injury trial firms in the New York Metropolitan Area. Whether it is the simplest of auto crashes to complex litigation, the firm is ready to take a verdict.

Their own personal experiences help shape the firm. Daniel's experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and in the area of Federal Law Enforcement has increased their ability to handle the cases of uniformed officers, Fire Fighters, and other first responders. Cathy remains in charge of the firm’s appellate practice litigation unit, no-fault department, and the prosecution of uninsured and under-insured (SUM) motorist claims. She is dedicated to legal issues medically unique to women such as failure to diagnosis breast cancer and other medical malpractice claims. She assists the firm’s clients in a variety of other insurance claims including the negotiation of medical liens, such as Medicare, Medicaid and workers compensation.

New York Bike Accident Lawyers

A large percentage of the firm’s practice involves representing the rights and interests of New York Cyclists. Daniel Flanzig serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Bicycle Coalition, which is the State’s leading bicycling advocacy group. He is an active member of its legal advisory committee. Daniel is also the founder and Chair Person of the New York State Trial Lawyers Bicycle Litigation Sub-Committee and a proud member of AAJ's Bicycle Litigation Group.

As New York bicycle crash lawyers, Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP has developed New York's first FREE bike crash app. They are also the creators of, which is a worldwide platform that allows bike crash victims and bike crash witnesses a simple and easy way to come together and share their stories.

What makes Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP
The Right Choice For You?

  • Listed in New York Super Lawyers®
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Top New York Settlements of 2014
  • Long Islands’ Top Rated Lawyers of 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Members of the American Association of Justice

What Sets the Firm Apart?

There are plenty of personal injury lawyers in the New York Metropolitan Area. So why should you choose Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP? The firm combines the experience and expertise of larger firms with the personal attention of a boutique practice. Because Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP is 100% focused in the area of personal injury litigation, the firm’s attorneys are highly selective in the cases they handle and prepare every matter as if it is going to trial.

As seen in an impressive record of victories, the firm’s long history and dedication pay off. Most insurance companies and defendant’s attorneys know that Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP is prepared to try cases in the courthouses of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Nassau and Suffolk counties. This has led to million-dollar verdicts and settlements in the past. Most clients are referred by the firm’s former clients who know they have received the best possible results and attention. Others are referred by lawyers in the area and around the country who trust the reputation the firm has built or and are familiar with the quality work the firm’s lawyers perform.

The law firm is staffed by a strong team of paralegals and legal assistants who are knowledgeable about all of their clients’ cases and individual needs. This means clients’ needs are met, all phone calls returned, and everyone knows the status of their case. It is the ultimate goal of the firm to provide aggressive representation as well as a comforting atmosphere as clients go through what is often a difficult and stressful period in their lives.