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Banking Professionals

Commercial and Residential transactions handled with ease.

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Business and Corporate

We can manage all your business and contract needs - from simple to complex.

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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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Insurance Professionals

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

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Latest Cases

January 21, 2014

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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December 19, 2013

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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December 19, 2013

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

April 24, 2014

Do you believe the tax assessment on the real property you own is too high? Do something about it.

By James L. Maswick  Everyone who lives in New York State is, unfortunately, familiar with high property taxes. New York State boasts some of the highest property taxes in the nation and this can substantially drive down the value of real property, including a home or commercial investment property.  Many people do not know that […]

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April 23, 2014

Did You Know . . . You Can Hire the Attorney You Want When Buying a Home

By:  James L. Maswick I have numerous friends tell me, either in person, via phone call, via text message or on an announcement on Facebook, that they have purchased their first home or a new residence.  Many of them then immediately express dissatisfaction with the attorney who they hired to handle the closing.  When I […]

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April 15, 2014

Robert H. Coughlin Obtained Summary Judgment for Clients in Labor Law Case

Flink Smith was retained to represent the defendants in a personal injury lawsuit brought by an injured worker pursuant to Labor Law §240(1), (2) and (3) as well as Labor Law §241(6). The Labor Law is a powerful tool used by injured workers who fall from a height, but these sections of the Labor Law […]

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