Seeking The Disclosure of Social Media – Part 2

The abundance of information accessible on social media websites has dramatically changed the way personal injury litigators investigate and try cases. Social media content plays a critical role during discovery and at trial. Therefore, litigators need to demand that any … Continue reading

BSMH successfully defends Albany Medical Center

BSMH successfully defends 22 New Scotland Ave, LLC and Albany Medical Center from a personal injury lawsuit. In the case, the plaintiff had alleged that she slipped and fell on a handicap accessible exterior ramp leading to and from the … Continue reading

Issues involving compensation of a witness for travel expenses and attorney’s fees

Digest: A lawyer may arrange a client’s payment of reasonable travel expenses and legal fees of a witness if such payment is not prohibited by law and is not contingent on the witness’s testimony or the outcome of the case. … Continue reading


Burke, Scolamiero, Mortati & Hurd, LLP is a mid-size law firm dedicated to serving the needs of our clients. We are privileged to have been rated by our colleagues with the prestigious Martindale Hubbell AV© rating recognizing us as one of the preeminent law firms in the Albany, New York area.

Our practice focuses primarily on litigation with particular emphasis on medical and professional malpractice, criminal law, construction defense, products liability, municipal/governmental defense and complex tort cases of all types.

Our main office is located in New York’s Capital Region and the center of the Tech Valley corridor.  We have additional offices in Hudson, New York and Rome, New York. The geographic area we serve includes most of upstate New York.

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