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Latest Case Reviews

Fourth Department’s Decision in Real Estate Deal Calls for Express, not Implied, Reading of a Real Estate Contract

By James L. Maswick The Fourth Department recently reinforced that when dealing with real estate contracts, the contract must be enforced strictly by its express terms, especially when dealing with whether an agreement is in existence between the parties. In Todd T. Pohlman and TMAC Holdings, LLC v. Michael R. Madia, Joseph J. Madia, et […]

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The Foreign Object Exception Becomes Less Foreign

By Greg Meyers The summer of 2015 saw the Court of Appeals breathe a little more life into the plaintiff’s practice of medical malpractice cases with its decision in Walton v. Strong Memorial Hosp., 25 N.Y.3d 554 (2015). For years, the medical profession has enjoyed the justifiable protections of CPLR 214-a, which requires an action […]

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New York General Business Law Section 518 Deemed Constitutional by Second Circuit

“Every time a consumer pays for goods or services with a credit card, the credit-card issuer charges the merchant a percentage of the purchase price. [Commonly referred to as ‘swipe fees’ or ‘merchant-discount fees.’] The typical fee is two to three percent of the transaction amount . . . [B]usinesses that chafe at these fees […]

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Latest Blog Posts

January 25, 2016

Flink Smith Successful In Motion To Change Venue In Premises Liability Action

Joseph Juidiciani and Jay Smith represent a local landlord who was sued by a former tenant for personal injuries allegedly sustained at one of the landlord’s rental properties. The plaintiff commenced litigation against the defendant landlord in Supreme Court, Kings County.  After conducting an initial investigation of the matter, Juidiciani and Smith determined that a […]

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December 23, 2015

Flink Smith’s James Maswick to Speak at Homebuying Seminar on January 20

On January 20, 2016, starting at 5:30pm, James L. Maswick of Flink Smith Law LLC, along with area professionals Tina Leonard (Associate Agent- Adirondack Premier Properties), Franny Preston (Mortgage Loan Officer – Prime Lending), and Mike Foote (Agent- State Farm), will team up with the Tri Lakes Young Professionals to present a Home Buying Seminar […]

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December 22, 2015

Christopher Guetti Elevated to President of Defense Research Institute’s Northeastern New York Chapter

Christopher Guetti, attorney with Flink Smith, and both a former board member and Vice-President of the Northeastern New York chapter of the Defense Research Institute (“DRI”), was elected President at its’ annual winter meeting, held again this year at LaSerre in Albany, New York. The annual winter meeting has traditionally been one of DRI’s most […]

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