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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

July 23, 2015

Real Estate Professionals and Home Buyers Beware! The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s New Three-Day Rule

 Here is what is happening. The federal government is requiring that mortgage loan disclosure documents combine information to “assist” consumers in the loan procurement process. This new mandate, known as the “Know Before You Owe” rule pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), were originally to […]

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July 23, 2015

The Process for Awarding Maintenance in New York has been Revolutionized

 By Christopher A. Guetti Maintenance, otherwise known as alimony, is money paid by one spouse to the other during and/or after a divorce. It is awarded by the courts to ensure that the supported spouse continues to live the same or a similar lifestyle as they did while they were married, or to allow the […]

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July 23, 2015

Three in a Row! Flink Smith Law LLC runner up for best attorneys in 2015 Best of the Mountains Readers’ Choice Once Again

The attorneys of Flink Smith Law LLC are proud to announce that the readers of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Lake Placid News have voted it runner up in the best attorney/lawyer category in the 2015 Best of the Mountains Readers’ Choice awards. The results were published in the June 19, 2014 editions of the […]

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