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WANT A FREE HOME MAKEOVER?

Servpro of North Fork filed suit claiming breach of contract and conversion when Nicole Corrado refused to pay for some renovation and repair work performed on her home. After the Suffolk County ...
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HICS PONY UP CASH

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlements With 211 Contractors Over Violations Of Home Improvement Contracts Law Following A.G.’s Investigation Revealing Widespread Abuses, Contractors Agree To ...
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SCHNEIDERMAN'S SUMMER SCAMS

A.G. Schneiderman Releases Tips To Protect Consumers From Summer Scams Schneiderman Urges New Yorkers To Report Scams To The A.G.’s Consumer Hotline At: 1-800-771-7755 Last week, Attorney ...
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JUST FINE?

After a complaint was filed with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, Robert Meyers was fined, his home-improvement contractor license was revoked, and he was ordered to pay damages to a ...
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A GUIDE TO REBUILDING (POST SANDY)

A.G. Schneiderman Provides Guide To Property Owners As They Recover And Rebuild From Hurricane Sandy Attorney General Issues Important Information Victims Should Know As They Repair Their Homes & ...
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SUPER MARIO?

When he didn't get paid for certain home-improvement work performed for Ludwig Tomescu, Mario Velardo filed suit. Although the parties had a written contract, both the Westchester County Supreme Court ...
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MAKING SMART SENIORS

A.G. Schneiderman Launches "Smart Seniors," A Statewide Elder Abuse Prevention Program Program Will Help Seniors Identify Potential Scams Before They Happen Schneiderman: We Must Empower Seniors With ...
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DON'T BE TAKEN BY A HIC

A.G. Schneiderman Takes Action Against Unscrupulous Home Contractors And Issues Tips To Protect Homeowners A.G.'s Offices Statewide Say Consumers Are Unfamiliar With The Law Aimed At Protecting Them ...
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THESE HICS DIDN'T PLAY BY THE RULES

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlements With 47 North Country Contractors Over Violations Of Home Improvement Contracts Law Following A.G.'s Investigation Revealing Widespread Abuses, North ...
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JARRED IN THE TIMES: ON APARTMENT IMPROVEMENTS

Our partner, Jarred I. Kassenoff, appeared in Sunday's New York Times Real Estate Section responding to a reader's question. Here's the piece in its entirety: A Quest for Electricity By Jay Romano Q I ...
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MORE RULES

NYC Rules Updates ~ Week Ending March 30, 2012 The following NYC Rules update includes (1) all City agency proposed rules that remain open for written public comment; (2) adopted rules that took ...
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SCHNEIDERMAN'S TOP 10 FRAUDS

To Mark National Consumer Protection Week, A.G. Schneiderman Releases NYS Top Ten Frauds Of 2011 A.G. Provides Tips to Beat Scams, Including Internet and Credit Issues - The Top Two Frauds ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LICENSE TO BILL

Phillip Mills was sued because he refused to pay for work performed to his Dutchess County home. After the New York County Civil Court granted Mills's dismissal request, on the grounds Design Supply ...
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A.G. KNOCKS DOWN HOME-IMPROVEMENT COMPANY

A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN SEEKS TO PERMANENTLY SHUT DOWN MONROE COUNTY HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR FOR VIOLATING PREVIOUS COURT ORDER Defendant Potentially Faces Permanent Ban From Industry, Jail Time, ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WHAT FEMA WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT HOME-IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS

Things To Consider When Hiring A Contractor Release Date: August 27, 2009 Release Number: 1855-014 More Information on Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding 2009 Region IV News ...
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IF YOU FALL OFF THIS ROOF, DON'T GET BACK ON!

After falling off the roof of his brother's home, Kevin Luthringer asserted "Labor Law" and common-law negligence claims against Gregory Luthringer. (Both agreed Gregory had purchased the materials ...
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UNLICENSED LANDSCAPER GETS MULCHED

In Hakimi v. Cantwell Landscaping & Design, Inc. , Farhad Hakimi claimed breach of contract stemming from landscaping work Cantwell performed on the homeowner's property. Apparently, when Hakimi ...
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RENOVATION RHUBARB

In 905 5 th Assoc., Inc. v. 907 Corp. , Dr. Pamela Lipkin sued to recover damages she sustained as a result of renovation work that had been performed by the Weintraubs, her upstairs neighbors. After ...
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JAMES BOND: LICENSE TO SUE

In Sultan v. Connery, New York County Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman addressed an array of claims that had been filed against Sean Connery (of James Bond fame), his family, lawyers, and ...
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DEFINING "HOME IMPROVEMENT" WITH PRECISION

In Precision Mirror & Glass v. Dicostanzo, the Appellate Term, Second Department, reversed a Staten Island Civil Court order which granted Ben Dicostanzo summary judgment and dismissed Precision ...
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UNINTENDED WATER INFILTRATION AIN'T NUISANCE OR TRESPASS

Property repairs can disrupt the flow of surface water and cause flooding of adjoining structures. Is there liability when such damage occurs? According to an appellate court decision, the answer will ...
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SO, MADAM, DON'T SNIFF THE GLUE!

Most lease forms (whether they be commercial or residential in nature) require that tenants allow their landlords entry onto the premises for inspection and/or repairs. Failure to cooperate could lead ...
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HOSING YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR

Have you ever had to deal with a home improvement contractor? It can be quite a nightmare. But do not despair. The displeasure need not be unilateral. A number of jurisdictions require home ...
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