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Latest Case Reviews

Recent Court Of Appeals Ruling Maintains Vicious Propensities Standard For Civil Recovery By Injury Victims Involving Dogs

By: James L. Maswick The Court of Appeals recently declined to change the nearly 200 year old precedent in New York State with respect to owner liability for cases involving injuries caused by dogs. The law in New York State requires that a person injured by a dog must show that the dog possessed “vicious […]

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Adjusters Beware: Execution of Pre- Action Release by Plaintiff may be Insufficient

By: Christopher Guetti Following an automobile accident, it is not uncommon for an insurance representative to approach the insured to investigate and help to facilitate or coordinate coverage, particularly in light of the availability of no-fault coverage. Less common, although also done, is for the representative from the injuring party’s insurance company to approach someone […]

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Worker Struck By Falling Tree Not Protected By Labor Law § 240(1)

By: Joseph Juidiciani The purpose of New York Labor Law § 240(1) is to protect workers engaged in construction activities involving heights. The statute places responsibility for safety practices on site owners, contractors, and their agents. Liability may be imposed under the statute when the owner or contractor fails to provide appropriate safety devices, and […]

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Latest Blog Posts

May 20, 2015

Has your employer asked you to sign a non-compete agreement?

By James Brodie More and more frequently in today’s workplace, employees are asked to sign non-compete agreements that attempt to restrict their rights once their employment has ended. Very often employers will make consent to such agreements a pre-requisite to receiving a job offer. Many who sign them are unaware of the potential consequences of […]

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May 20, 2015

Maswick’s Article about Body Cameras Published in New York State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section Journal

James L. Maswick, an attorney with Flink Smith Law LLC, recently had an article which he wrote, entitled “Body Cameras Become a More Prevalent Issue in Criminal Defense Cases”, published by the New York State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section Journal, Electronically in Touch. The New York State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section is a […]

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May 20, 2015

Why Do You Need Title Insurance?

When you purchase your home, you want to make sure there are no problems. You want to make sure you own it “free and clear”. A title search and appropriate title insurance will require review of public records to ensure that there are no liens, encumbrances or other marks against your property that could lead […]

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