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the lawyer for yellow book served me and my company with a

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the lawyer for yellow book served me and my company with a summons filed in nassau county clerk supreme court of the state of new york on 10/07/2011......complaint is for non
payment of contract for advertising... i had paid $2853.00 ..
then i decided not to pay because of the way they listed our company which had an adverse effect getting results from our ad as the year progressed.....the summons was taped to my front door on october 24 2011...the summon says i have 40 days to respond if not served to me personnaly.....which their lawyer acknowledged....the dispute is all about how and where they placed my advertising, which resulted in a steady loss of sales that i depended on to pay for the ads....i have advertised for 40 years in the yellow phone books and when they changed to whom ever buys the biggest ad being placed ist in the books i started losing cash flow because my ads where placed improperly....what can i do to find compenstion for their lack of not following normal alphabetical listings of ads, because my company starts with the letter A.. and where they place my ads were very odd to say the least..i do not want to pay them for advertising not well done when they could have very easily done it better....now their lawyer are asking for interest..late fees and legal fees.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  AttorneyTom replied 5 years ago.
Hello! Thank you for bringing your question to JustAnswer! I'm T-USA and I'll be happy to provide some valuable information!

I'm sorry to hear about the situation!

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