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For 50 years, the attorneys of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria have been committed to serving all the legal needs of the Western New York community and beyond. The firm now carries that commitment to the digital world with this blog. Here you will find Lipsitz Green’s attorneys providing helpful tips, important warnings, alerts on changes to the law, and an abundance of other useful posts to keep you informed on virtually all your legal needs.

Car Accidents and Insurance Policies

April 27, 2015 by Cherie L. Peterson

If you are a car owner, you need to know about car insurance. Most states, including New York, require vehicles to carry car insurance. New York mandates three types of coverage: liability, uninsured motorist, and no-fault insurance. This article discusses two of the three types. Understanding your insurance options will help you in the event of an accident.   More...

Gender Discrimination Lawsuits in the Headlines

April 21, 2015 by Robert L. Boreanaz

Recently a San Francisco jury cleared prominent Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers of all charges of sexual discrimination and retaliation against a former female partner, the Wall Street Journal reported. Ellen Pao, who worked at the firm from 2005-12, filed the suit, alleging that management only assigned her menial jobs, refused to promote her based on her gender, and then fired her when she spoke out about the alleged discrimination. More...

Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims

April 09, 2015 by Laraine Kelley

If you believe you have been injured through a doctor's negligence or the negligence of a medical provider such as a hospital and you plan to take legal action, you need to act promptly. The law requires you to pursue legal remedies like medical malpractice claims as soon as possible consistent with time limits for filing a claim, known as the “statute of limitations.“ Patients who fail to file a claim within the statute of limitations may be prevented from ever bringing their claim in the future, regardless of the strength of their case.   More...