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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.

Injury on Property: Appeal Won for Slip and Fall Case on Ice

April 18, 2016 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

In a case originally argued before the Erie County Supreme Court, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria represented a pedestrian who brought a personal injury action against a property owner after slipping and falling on a patch of ice outside the owner’s building. The defendant attempted to deny the plaintiff’s claim and get the case dismissed by filing a motion for summary judgment, but the trial court denied the motion. This caused the property owner to appeal the decision to the New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department, the second-highest court in New York State. John A. Collins responded to the appeal on behalf of the injured pedestrian.


Requirements and Protections of Title IX

February 02, 2016 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

A guest column written by Barry Covert, senior partner and criminal defense attorney at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, appears in the January 25 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. “Title IX provides essential protections” details what Title IX requires of and provides for educational institutions. In the article, Mr. Covert dispels the misconception that Title IX only applies to gender equality in college athletics and explains how the reach and protection of Title IX extend much farther than many people realize.


What the Affordable Care Act Means for Your Business

November 10, 2015 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

A guest column by Mark Stulmaker, one of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria’s employee benefits attorneys, appears in the November 2 issue of Buffalo Law Journal. In “New ACA requirements for small business”, Mr. Stulmaker discusses the Affordable Care Act changes that will go into effect on January 1, 2016 for small businesses. He explains how the definition of a small business will change and the various regulations that these businesses will now have to follow, including what benefits must be provided to employees and how employers are expected to comply.