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

By adminClass Action

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

By adminAuto Accident

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 …

KGG Law Investigating Hair Loss Linked to TRESemmé Keratin Shampoo

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCClass Action

KGG Investigating TRESemmé Keratin Hair Smoothing Shampoo and TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Shampoo for failure to warn consumers that these products contain ingredients that can cause significant hair loss and scalp irritation. Consumers who claim that the TRESemmé Keratin shampoos have been designed defectively say that the use of DMDM hydantoin, a key ingredient, is not necessary. DMDM hydantoin is …

Low Impact Collisions That Could Cause Serious Injuries

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

Even though not occurring at speed, a low impact collision can still cause serious injuries. Musculoskeletal injuries are common in low-speed collisions, and some of these injuries have long-term consequences.   While it always imperative to seek immediate medical attention after an accident, that is especially true after a low impact collision. In a serious accident, most victims realize they …

4 Possible Long-Term Effects of a Car Accident

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

Many motorists face serious long-term challenges following an auto accident. These can include physical, emotional, and financial hardships. Before speaking with a car accident lawyer for Rockland and Bergen Counties about your injury claim, consider the potential long-term consequences of a car crash. Permanent Injuries Many bodily injuries have permanent consequences, including paraplegia. Additionally, severe burns can lead to scarring …