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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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Insurance Professionals

See why discerning insurance Companies choose Flink Smith to handle coverage and claims defense.

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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

November 18, 2014

Deposition Rights of Non-Party Witnesses Superceded by Statutory Amendment

Section 3113 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules is the primary statute that governs attorney conduct at depositions.  It discusses persons before whom depositions may be taken, witness oaths, and technical procedures, including how to conduct the direct examination and cross-examination of party and non-party witnesses.  Originally enacted in 1962, the statute […]

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November 18, 2014

Maswick and Brodie Help Client Keep Benefits at Unemployment Insurance Hearing

 James Maswick and James Brodie recently appeared with a client at an Unemployment Insurance hearing in Troy, New York, advocating for the client’s continued right to receive weekly unemployment insurance benefits following his termination from a large employer within the greater Capital District.  The employer contested the former employee’s right to continue receiving benefits, citing […]

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November 18, 2014

Lake Placid High School Students Join Flink Smith on Career Day

Three Lake Placid High School sophomores spent time at Flink Smith Law’s Lake Placid office on November 4, 2014, learning about the legal profession as part of the school’s career day.  They met with James Maswick, an attorney with Flink Smith Law , along  with another local attorney, and discussed the legal profession, college, law […]

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