Cato, New York
Cato, a town in Cayuga County, New York, located northwest of Syracuse, New York, has a population of about 3,000. The name was given to it by the surveyors of the Military Tract, and has a classical origin, as do many of the towns and villages in this area. The Town of Cato contains a part of the village of Cato and also contains the entire village of Meridian.
Many of Cato’s residents have chosen the nearby law firm of Michaels & Smolak, located in Auburn, as their personal injury or medical malpractice lawyers. Recent clients from Cato include a man who sustained neck and back injuries after being struck by another vehicle while driving a garbage truck, and another man who was struck by a vehicle that had crossed into his lane of traffic after being struck from behind by another driver.
Most of the cases Michaels & Smolak takes in from Cato are referred to it by other Cayuga County lawyers. Those other lawyers recognize the firms outstanding reputation in the field of personal injury and medical malpractice law. The firm is, in fact, the only one in all of Cayuga County that limits its practice almost exclusively to personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Michaels & Smolak, though based in Auburn, is a regional Central New York firm with satellite offices in Liverpool and Syracuse.