Many large and small companies across the United States knowingly engage in a variety of illegal and fraudulent activities intended to deceive consumers into overspending their hard earned money. In 2003, there were over 516,000 complaints of fraud made in the United States against domestic companies.
If you have been one of these many victims of consumer fraud, then a skilled consumer fraud attorney can protect your rights. Contact the New Jersey consumer fraud lawyers of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. today at 1-800-346-5529 to schedule your free initial consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.
Consumer fraud occurs when a customer purchases a good or service that doesn't function as advertised. These items and services can range from defective products to insurance bad faith. Other common acts of consumer fraud include swindles, fake charity organizations and a number of internet scams.
Price gouging and exorbitant fees are two of the many tactics used by these companies and corporations to fulfill their greedy and unethical practices. Companies have succeeded in defrauding their customers through the following:
These, among many other avenues, serve as the mediums through which companies have successfully deceived and essentially stolen from their customers.
New Jersey has taken steps toward lessening the instances of consumer fraud within its borders. The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act provides business operators and consumers with guidelines regarding the rules and regulations for legal business practices. Because of this piece of legislation New Jersey has some of the strongest protections in the nation for its consumers.
If you have suffered damages as the result of consumer fraud, then the New Jersey consumer fraud lawyers of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. can help you. Our team of certified civil trial attorneys and knowledgeable New Jersey personal injury lawyers can help you fight for a favorable verdict. Contact us today at 1-800-346-5529 to learn more.