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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.

Revisiting New York's Changes to Spousal Support

October 13, 2016 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Jeffrey Reina, a senior partner and the chairman of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria’s Matrimonial Department, wrote a guest column that appears in the October 3 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Changes to spousal maintenance, a year later”, Mr. Reina revisits New York State’s newest Domestic Relations Law on the first anniversary of its passage. This law restructured how spousal support and child support are calculated, as well as how some marital assets are divided after a divorce.


What to Know About Misdiagnosis

September 06, 2016 by Laraine Kelley

When you go to the doctor or have to visit the emergency room, you expect that the health professionals with whom you interact will pay close attention to your symptoms and medical history in order to meet the expected standard of care. Unfortunately, The Washington Post reports that the reality is that many people’s visits fall short of those expectations. Every year, 12 million Americans who seek outpatient care have a delayed or wrong diagnosis, and misdiagnosis is the leading cause of medical malpractice claims in the United States. Learn what contributes to misdiagnosis and what you can do to improve your own safety in the doctor’s office.


Trip and Fall: Appeal Won for Individual Injured at Work

August 30, 2016 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

If you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, it is possible that your case could go to trial if a settlement cannot be reached. When this happens, a judge or jury may render an unfavorable verdict. If that occurs, your case is not necessarily over. An appellate attorney may be able to get you the results you deserve by appealing the adverse result. Read on to learn more about an appeal in a trip and fall case that Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria’s attorneys won on behalf of an injured client.