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Latest Case Reviews

Court of Appeals Forces Significant Change for Title Insurance Companies

By Christopher Connors The well-established precedent in New York has long been to apply a six-year statute of limitations on fraud applied to deed forgery claims.  A recent decision by the Court of Appeals would likely require title insurance companies to develop new policies in response to a critical change in a claim for deed […]

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First Department Refuses to Grant Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on the issue of Constructive Notice for the Hazardous Wet Condition Consisting of “Beads of Water” on a Gym Floor

To establish a defendant’s liability in a slip and fall case, a plaintiff must show that the plaintiff’s injury was caused by a hazardous condition on the defendant’s premises of which the defendant had actual or constructive notice.  Heavy litigated is whether there is sufficient evidence of such notice. Plaintiff alleged he slipped and fell […]

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Does a Special Relationship Exist Between an Insurance Agent and Client Giving Rise to a Duty to Guide and Advise the Client?

In the context of a recent insurance malpractice action, the Third Department was asked to determine if a special relationship existed between an insurance agent and an insured.  See Finch v Steve Cardell Agency, 136 AD3d 1198 [3d Dept 2016].  Dating back to 2006, the plaintiff owned bulls and other animals and was in the […]

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Latest Blog Posts

November 30, 2016

DRI of Northeastern New York to Hold Annual Holiday Dinner

Christopher Guetti, this year’s president of the DRI of Northeastern New York, an organization bringing together various representatives associated with the defense bar, wants to extend an invitation to its annual holiday dinner to the readership.  This year, the event is set to be held on December 12, 2016, at the Century House in Latham, […]

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November 30, 2016

Jennifer and Christopher Headline at HB National Lead Paint Litigation Conference

 Jennifer Dominelli and Christopher Guetti have again attended the HB’s lead litigation conference, this year held in Naples, Florida.  The conference is a yearly event held to educate attorneys and others involved in litigation associated with this specialized area of the law.    Both Jennifer and Christopher have been representing parties in litigated lead paint […]

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November 30, 2016

Flink Smith Participates In Southern Saratoga County Chamber Angels Program

 As this is the season of giving, Christopher Guetti from Flink Smith, in conjunction with Christopher’s membership in the Breakfast Club, a group representing an association of local business professionals, participated in some community outreach through The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County “Chamber Angels” program. The Chamber Angels program seeks to assist some 2000 children […]

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