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

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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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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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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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April 15, 2014

Court of Appeals Further Defines an Insurance Broker’s Special Relationship with His/Her Clients

April 15, 2014 By James L. Maswick The Court of Appeals recently issued a decision which further defines when a special relationship exists between insureds and their insurance broker. According to prior Court of Appeals cases, insurance brokers “have a common-law duty to obtain requested coverage for their clients within a reasonable time or inform […]

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April 14, 2014

Essex County to Host Tax Foreclosure Sale

April 14, 2014  By James L. Maswick  Essex County has scheduled its first tax foreclosure real estate auction in a number of years. The County, having fallen behind in foreclosing on real property on which owners did not pay their taxes, is auctioning off property on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. This is […]

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