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Latest Case Reviews

The First Department Further Addresses the Unsettled ? “Open and Obvious” Doctrine

Generally, the “open and obvious” doctrine holds that a property owner has no duty to warn of open and obvious dangers. Although there is consensus regarding the above general rule, the rule regarding whether a property owner is generally entitled to summary judgment when it is shown that the plaintiff’s fall was caused by an […]

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Court of Appeals Takes Major Shift on the Definition of Parent to the Advantage of the LBGT Community

By Christopher A. Guetti  Since 1991, the law of the land as a result of the ruling in the matter of Allison D. v. Virginia M., has been that when there is an unmarried couple, a partner without a biological or adopted relation to a child is not considered that child’s parent for purposes of […]

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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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September 30, 2016

DRI of Northeastern New York to Hold Its Fall Luncheon

Christopher Guetti of Flink Smith, this year’s President of the Defense Research Institute of Northeastern New York, wishes to invite all interested to a fall luncheon. Presenting this year will be Stu Morrison of Morrison Engineering, PC, who will be discussing New York State building codes, maintenance issues and other matters related to slip and […]

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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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