Civil Litigation & Lawsuit Defense

We represent both individuals & businesses in village, town, District, Supreme, & Federal Courts.

Is Someone Refusing to Honor a Contract With You?

Is Someone Refusing to Pay You Money That is Owed to You?

Has Someone Damaged You or Your Property in Some Way?

Has Someone Violated Your Rights?

All too often people find themselves in legal disputes for various reasons. At Murtha & Murtha, PLLC, we represent both individuals and business organizations in every forum from the village and town justice courts, the District Courts of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, to New York State Supreme Court and Federal Court. We are dedicated to providing rapid responses to our clients’ inquiries and personal attention to our clients’ needs. We dilligently prepare our cases for litigation, and are experts in negotiating to secure the best possible outcome of your matter and to resolve your dispute as quickly as possible.


Unlike many other law firms, Murtha & Murtha, PLLC, understands the many financial burdens of our clients and we are always willing to adopt creative, non-traditional billing arrangements in appropriate cases. Contact us for your free consultation, and learn how to preserve your rights today. And remember, help is just a phone call away.

We are members of the Suffolk County Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association,
the New York State Bar Association, and the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

To learn more about civil lawsuits and cases involving common civil issues of law, please refer to our articles:

What happens when unsecured personal loans are oral, and not in writing? Do you have to pay back a loan if it’s not in writing? We examine the Statute of Frauds. Default on loan and repay personal loans that are verbal.

credit card debt case in Nassau County District Court – fighting credit card lawsuits and making the credit card company pay.

wedding photographer – quality of images provided. when can you sue a wedding photographer for poor images? breach of photographer’s contract model release

Cablevision customers filed a $450 million class action lawsuit on Tuesday claiming its poor negotiation strategy led to the blackout of six channels from its lineup, including Fox 5 during the World Series, and Fox News just days before Federal elections.

Facebook filed federal lawsuits this week seeking injunctive relief and unspecified damages against several internet spammers for tricking Facebook users into clicking on bogus links such as an “add a Dislike button to your profile” link, and then using malware to spam the users’ friends.

City Model and Talent Development Sued – Attorney General of New York – engaged in deceptive and misleading business practices, fined $15,900.00

Is someone using your picture without your consent? Right to privacy laws in New York. When can someone use your image, name or likeness without consent?

Often photographers, authors, software designers and musicians post their content on line, and later find out their intellectual property was copied by someone else. Did you know you could recover up to $175,000.00 for each instance of copyright infringement?