1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 13-B: Appraisers of Jewelry, Works of Art, Watches and Objects Made From or Containing Precious Stones or Metals

Section 239-C Civil liability

General Business (GBS)

Any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association or officer, director, employee, or agent thereof sustaining damages by reason of a knowingly misleading, deceptive or fraudulent appraisal may bring a civil action for actual damages together with costs, reasonable attorneys' fees and disbursements or an action to restrain an appraiser from violating the provisions of this article if it is found that such appraiser has willfully violated such provisions.