Companies often engage in deceptive marketing, false advertising, and unfair trade practices, or violate state-specific statutes mandating certain policies and procedures. Such practices drive revenue while inducing consumers to unfairly rely on the company’s misrepresentation. Examples include mislabeling a product, making false claims about a product’s health benefits, or improperly applying loan payments. Many consumers face frustration, financial loss, or even personal injury because of these deceptive trade practices. Moore Kuehn understands how distressing it can be to experience the conduct of unscrupulous business practices and has lawyers committed to remedy these wrongdoings.
Consumer protection laws provide safeguards against unfair practices and business fraud and protect individuals against identity theft and scams. The Federal Trade Commission, the Better Business Bureau, and other organizations are in place to enforce or promote consumer protection laws.
Consumer protection litigation arises when consumer protection laws fail. When a consumer has been victimized or a law has been broken, civil litigation is a legal avenue to penalize unscrupulous businesses and recover monetary compensation for damages.
Fortunately, there are a number of federal and state laws to provide protection for consumers. Federal consumer protection laws include:
When a company violates the law and consumers suffer as a result, that company should be held accountable for its actions. At Moore Kuehn, we provide experienced and effective representation in a range of consumer protection litigation matters. Examples of matters from which consumer protection litigation can arise include:
Many types of businesses are subject to consumer protection laws, including:
When purchasing goods and services, consumers have a right to a fair marketplace. If you have been a victim of fraudulent business practices or other violations of consumer protection laws, you are entitled to pursue a claim for damages against the responsible party. Our New York consumer protection attorneys will work hard to hold unscrupulous parties accountable and recover full and fair compensation for your losses.
The law provides consumers with certain rights and protections. If you have been a victim of false advertising, unfair trade practices, deceptive marketing, or any practice prohibited by consumer protection laws, contact Moore Kuehn right away to schedule a free and confidential case evaluation. We can explain your options under the law.