4 Driving Tips for Older Drivers

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One of the realities of aging is that it can take a toll on a person’s ability to drive. Reflexes slow down, reaction times get longer, and fatigue can set in earlier. Despite these challenges, older drivers can continue driving as long as they take certain safety precautions. The following tips could help them remain mobile while preventing accidents. Review …

How to Get Surveillance Camera Footage of Your Auto Accident

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Many types of evidence could be useful in an auto accident lawsuit. Few are as powerful as video of the accident itself. In this day and age, the volume of surveillance cameras is astounding. From business security cameras to traffic cameras, multiple systems may have recorded your crash. If you were involved in an accident, tracking down the video should …

Golf Club Membership Fee Refund Class Action Lawsuits Are Growing

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Widespread pandemic shutdowns have harmed businesses that rely on income from ongoing operations. However, the shutdowns have also deprived customers of the use of prepaid memberships and subscription fees. Many recreational businesses, including fitness gyms, country clubs, and golf courses, have had to face unhappy members with unusable prepaid memberships, prompting a growing number of lawsuits over refusal to refund …

Country Club Settles Class Action Suit Over Denied Membership Refunds for $1.5 Million

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In December 2020, the New York and New Jersey class action lawyers at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, in conjunction with co-counsel at Dowd Law, successfully settled a class action claim that had been brought by 139 former members against the Hawk Pointe Golf Club in Washington Township. The club had withheld refunds of fees to members that resigned. The resolution …

Critical Steps to Take Following a Drunk Driving Accident

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It’s important to know how to proceed in the aftermath of a serious auto accident in order to protect both yourself and your legal rights. If you have been involved in a car accident caused by a driver under the influence in New York or New Jersey, then these are some steps you should be sure to take. Don’t Leave …

Golf Club Membership Fees: Are You Entitled to A Refund?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PC and Law Offices of Robert S. Dowd, Jr.Class Action

America is home to 15,372 golf courses – 45 percent of the world’s total. From Pete Dye and Old Tom Morris to Tom Doak and Jack Nicklaus, there is no shortage of professionally-designed courses, complemented by posh clubs packed with amenities. There is no limitation to what these clubs can charge prospective members, but it is customary to require “initiation” golf membership fees to …

Are Golf Club Initiation Fees Refundable?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PC and Law Offices of Robert S. Dowd, Jr.Class Action

If you paid an initiation fee to join a golf club, you may be eligible for a refund depending on the club’s documents and the conduct of the club. Even when refunds are due, golf clubs sometimes try to find ways not to pay them, especially when the club is owned by investors rather than the members.  When this happens, …

The Importance of Car Accident Reports

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When you suffer injuries in a collision, filing an accident report with the local police department will likely not be the first thing on your mind. Nonetheless, if you are going to sue the negligent party– to recover compensation for your losses and injuries, that report can provide crucial evidence. The New York and New Jersey car accident lawyers at …

KGG Investigating CLAIROL for Deceptive Labeling and False Advertising

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCClass Action

KGG is currently investigating a putative class action for the deceptive labeling and false advertising of its Root Touch-Up, Permanent Root Color product.  This year, Clairol introduced a new box of its Root Touch-Up product that includes the representation that the box contains “10% MORE FOR EXTRA COVERAGE”. This is a false representation because the box does not contain 10% more …