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Latest Case Reviews

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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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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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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Latest Blog Posts

September 16, 2014

Essex County Tax Sale Slated for October 2014

Essex County recently announced that it will hold its second tax sale of the year on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Ticonderoga Best Western Inn and Suites, this time for real property with unpaid taxes from taxable year 2009.  As of now, 82 properties are scheduled to be sold at the auction. […]

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September 16, 2014

Ticketed during the New York State Police’s Recent “Speed Week”?

By: James L. Maswick  The New York State Police, from August 6, 2014 through August 12, 2014, conducted their “Speed Week” campaign, which sought to ticket aggressive and distracted drivers on New York’s highways.  The State Police issued 10,266 speeding tickets — 279 tickets for texting while driving, 577 tickets for handheld cellphone use while […]

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September 16, 2014

Second Circuit Rules NY Anti-Subrogation Law Not Preempted by ERISA

By: Christopher Guetti General Obligations Law § 5-335, enacted in 2009, barred subrogation and reimbursement actions against parties settling personal injury and wrongful death claims, and established a presumption that such settlements did not include compensation for healthcare costs that are obligated to be paid by a benefits provider. Health insurers have claimed that the […]

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