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Individuals

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

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Insurance Professionals

See why discerning insurance Companies choose Flink Smith to handle coverage and claims defense.

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Latest Case Reviews

Jury Verdict Deemed “Impermissible Compromise” Given Severity of Bar Patron’s Injuries and Failure to Award for Past or Future Pain and Suffering or Economic Loss

By James Brodie and Christopher Guetti A trial by a jury of your peers is the cornerstone of the American civil justice system. We rely on juries to gauge the credibility of witnesses and evidence, and then determine whether a party should be held responsible for the injuries someone has sustained, and then value of […]

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Flink Smith Secures Dismissal of Misdemeanor for Client

James Maswick, an attorney who works primarily out of our Lake Placid office, secured a dismissal for a client recently who was charged with a misdemeanor. The misdemeanor was for driving without a license. In obtaining the dismissal, Mr. Maswick was able to point out to the Court and District Attorney’s Office that an error […]

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Flink Smith Law Helps Defend Rights of Client in Dispute Over Long-term Care Costs

Navigating long-term care for elderly family members is an understandably difficult task for many individuals. At an emotional time when comforting a parent and securing their admission to a quality nursing facility is one’s priority, most people are not especially concerned with their own contractual rights. In trying to ensure quality care, the future resident […]

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Latest Blog Posts

March 18, 2015

Health Insurance Company Claims of Being a Self-Funded ERISA Plan Thrown Out by Supreme Court

As some of our loyal readers may recall, back in our September 2014 newsletter, we discussed the impact of the Wurtz decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In that case, the Second Circuit held that New York’s antisubrogation law was “saved” by Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (“ERISA”) “saving clause” and applicable to […]

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March 18, 2015

Mandatory Personal Information Redaction Rules Take Effect March 1, 2015

We also take the opportunity to revisit our prior article on the mandatory redaction rules. In our December 2014 newsletter, we discussed the chief administrative judge’s new section of the Uniform Rule of the Supreme and County Courts, Section 202.5 (e). The rule was designed to limit access to personal information about litigants accessible through […]

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March 18, 2015

Ed Flink Supports MDA Charity Event by “Going to Jail”

Did you hear the news…. Ed Flink is going to JAIL and we need your help. While it’s not a real jail, it’s even more important as we are raising bail to help children and adults with muscle disease in our community who are supported by the vital work of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). […]

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