New York County Lawyers’ Association Provides Hurricane Assistance to Legal and Greater Community

New York, NY – November 7, 2012 – To aid members of the community left devastated in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) is providing assistance to lawyers and members of the greater community through a variety of efforts to help hurricane victims get back on their feet immediately and in the long‐term. Click on the link below for info on how you can help:

Do you have insurance law experience? Help hurricane victims with claims/coverage issues through NYCLA’s Legal Counseling Project

New York Courts–update on closings



I noticed NYS Unified Court System updated their closings page yesterday – wasn’t sure if it is of interest


Please note that updated info regarding court closings/openings is available at:





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Filing a Sandy-related Consumer Complaint in New York | Eric T. Schneiderman, NYS AG

After receiving hundreds of complaints from New York consumers about increased costs for gas, food, water and other essential goods and services, the NYS AG’s office is investigating post-Hurricane Sandy price gouging. They are doing everything they can to stop unscrupulous individuals from taking advantage of New Yorkers trying to rebuild their lives after the storm.

If you believe you are a victim of price gouging, please call the office at 800-771-7755 or visit the website to file a complaint.

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