Entries tagged: negligence

Waves, Waivers, and More: A Guide to Summer Recreation

By: Scott Middleton, Esq.

Posted: May 25th, 2017

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The warm weather has finally arrived.  As many of us get ready to participate in – or allow our children to participate in – summer activities, we will invariably be confronted with a waiver/release form. Are these waivers enforceable in New York?  As with many things in law, it depends.  Generally speaking, any contract, membership […]

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When in Doubt, Yell “Fore!”

By: Devon Palma, Esq.

Posted: March 29th, 2017

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    It is officially spring and that means that golf season is here. For golfers, there are few things better than their first time back on a golf course after the snow melts and the weather gets warm. The last thing you are thinking about as you are breathing in the fresh spring air […]

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To Mediate or Not to Mediate

By: Scott Middleton, Esq.

Posted: January 27th, 2017

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Mediation can either be a great tool to move beyond an impasse or a colossal waste of time and money. Without the proper approach and preparation, the parties may be pushed further apart. In a recent mediation, my client was amenable to settling but the plaintiff, in the lead-up to the mediation, was less than […]

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