Consumer Protection Articles

A Speeding Ticket Will Add Points to Your Driver’s License in New York

Author: Michael E. Underwood, Esq.

Excerpt: The amount of points you receive from a speeding ticket is based on how many miles over the speed limit you were traveling. Points on your license will typically increase your auto insurance rates and an accumulation of points can lead to a suspension of your driver’s license.

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Cell Phone Tickets While Driving Have Consequences

Author: Michael E. Underwood, Esq.

Excerpt: Frequently I am asked, “Do I need a lawyer for my cell phone ticket received in New York?”

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Malicious Prosecution Claims Against Attorneys

Author: Derek S. Underwood, Esq.

In simplest terms, a malicious prosecution claim can be brought against a party who initiates a lawsuit with bad intent and without cause. But what about the party’s lawyer? Can an attorney be accused of bringing a false or malicious claim?

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Filing a Lawsuit for eBay or Internet Fraud

Author: Derek S. Underwood, Esq.

Excerpt: While eBay has a complaint mechanism, and a mechanism to give “negative feedback” to sellers, sometimes a buyer wants a more substantial recovery against an online swindler.

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