consumer protection | Law Firm Newswire

New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) May 25, 2018 – New York courts have long held that a civil defendant who failed to update his or her mailing address with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) could not assert lack of service if service was made at the address on file with the DMV. In a significant victory for consumers, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department held on May 17 that this doctrine could not be applied to an out-of-state defendant who was not otherwise subject to the court’s jurisdiction. Thomas Scaramellino, the defendant in Avis Rent […]


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