On 10/10/08 $310,000 settlement of a 28-year-old delivery person riding in a designated bike lane in Manhattan struck by a passing van with a wide load. Defendants claimed that other vehicular traffic impeded Plaintiff’s path in the bicycle lane and that rather than stopping, he simply veered to his right thinking the van driver would do likewise. As a result Defendants claim that Plaintiff caused the contact between the two vehicles. As a result Plaintiff sustained compound transverse fractures of his left tibia and fibula necessitating surgery.