No, this will not get them out of trouble. One of the exciting things about being an attorney is that we cannot hide behind limited liability as far as our own malpractice and criminal actions go. Similarly, it is the state ethics board that would bring the attorney up on charges -- not his law firm. Thus, it means absolutely nothing that they keep changing names. The only thing they are succeeding at is confusing judges and the accused defendants.
CEG-TEK Int'l is really a re-branded Ira Siegel. In short, CEG is an "IP monetization company" who thinks that it is a good business model to scare people into paying thousands of dollars by threatening lawsuits if they do not "pay up." I have written CEG-TEK up extensively on my blog, and anyone that wants to know Ira Siegel's endeavors can also read them on my blog since I used to write about his cases back when he had them.
PS - I don't think people who receive these should immediately "pay up." Especially not $8,500 - that's absurd! Hire a lawyer -- me, or anyone else -- to fight this for you. This doesn't have to turn into a lawsuit, and this doesn't have to turn into a huge settlement either. What a waste.
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