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From matrimonial disputes to DWI to real estate matters, Flink Smith is the clear choice to handle your case.

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Latest Case Reviews

Is Lead Paint Affecting Your Real Estate Property Tax Assessment? Better make sure you have sustainable proof.

It is rare that you see a case that combines tax assessment, the value of real property and the potential landlord liability issues associated with the presence of lead based paint at the premises. Those two issues came together in the Court of Appeals case of Roth v. City of Syracuse, 21 N.Y.3d 411 (2013). In Roth, […]

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When DWI = Murder

Court of Appeals Issues Major Decision about Sufficiency of Proof in Depraved Indifference Murder Charges Occurring while the Driver is Intoxicated The Court of Appeals had issued a major decision regarding the legal sufficiency of proof needed to establish the requisite mental state to show depraved indifference in situations involving DWI cases. The Court decided […]

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Flink Smith Commences Action Against Medtronic For Faulty Infuse Medical Device

Flink Smith has commenced an action to protect the interests of a 23 year-old woman suffering from severe pain and disability as a result of a failure of a Medtronic medical device. In collaboration with a multi-state law firm, we claim that a spinal fusion operation failed due to an allegedly faulty product manufactured by […]

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Latest Blog Posts

October 21, 2014

Navigating a Property Tax Assessment Grievance and the Ensuing Judicial Review

By:  James P. Brodie Paying property taxes is a somewhat unpleasant inevitability for almost every property owner in New York State.  Any property taxpayer, including property owners, purchasers, and even tenants required to pay property taxes pursuant to a lease or other written agreement, can grieve their “tentative current assessment role” by filing Form RP-524 […]

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October 21, 2014

Social Media and the Law: A Revolution and Reason to Pay Attention

Use of social media has exploded in the last decade, with adults and children alike often utilizing multiple sites like Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram . . . just to name a few. Just in the past few years, the world has seen the power of social media employed in a wide variety of […]

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September 16, 2014

Essex County Tax Sale Slated for October 2014

Essex County recently announced that it will hold its second tax sale of the year on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Ticonderoga Best Western Inn and Suites, this time for real property with unpaid taxes from taxable year 2009.  As of now, 82 properties are scheduled to be sold at the auction. […]

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