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Latest Case Reviews

Appellate Division Upholds Damages and Fine Imposed Upon Wedding Venue for Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation

By Joseph Juidiciani Cynthia and Robert Gifford own and operate a 100-acre farm (Liberty Ridge) in Rensselaer County, New York that is registered as a limited liability corporation. In addition to harvesting and selling crops, Liberty Ridge rents a portion of the farm to the public as a venue for wedding receptions and ceremonies. Liberty […]

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Second Department Dismisses Claim Made Against Animal Shelter for Failing to Inform of Dog’s Vicious Propensities on Proximate Cause Grounds

By Christopher Guetti We have previously reported on attempts by the plaintiff’s bar, and frankly by the Courts, to modify the standard under which a plaintiff was able to recover for injuries sustained as a result of a dog bite. For 200 years, the law in the state of New York has been that the […]

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Second Department Dismisses Action Against Owner For Sidewalk Injuries

By  James L. Maswick The Second Department recently issued a decision which is instructive as a review for what needs to be proven to recover in sidewalk injury situations.  In Ippolito v. Innamorato, et al, 24 N.Y.S.3d 400 (2d Dep’t 2016), the Second Department heard a case against the defendant owner of premises abutting a […]

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Latest Blog Posts

August 29, 2016

Maswick 1 of 2 Adirondack Lawyers Named to 2016 Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars List

James L. Maswick, an attorney who works primarily out of our Lake Placid office, was named to the 2016 Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars list. James was only one of two attorneys who work in the Adirondacks to receive this award, with the other attorney working out of Lake George.  Only 2.5% of […]

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July 29, 2016

Flink Smith Participates for Third Year in a Row in National Lead Litigation Conference

On November 3 and 4, 2016, Chris and Jennifer will again attend The National Lead Litigation Conference, this time to be held in Naples, Florida. We are pleased to announce that Jennifer L. Dominelli has been invited to serve as Co-Chair of the Conference. Christopher Guetti will again be presenting this year at the conference […]

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July 29, 2016

FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW! Flink Smith Law LLC runner up for best attorneys in 2016 Best of the Mountains Readers’ Choice Once Again

The attorneys of Flink Smith Law LLC are proud to announce that the readers of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Lake Placid News have voted it runner up in the best attorney/lawyer category in the 2016 Best of the Mountains Readers’ Choice awards. The results were published in the June 17-18, 2016 editions of the […]

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