What You Need to Know About Bad Faith Insurance Cases
Insurance is a contract or policy guaranteeing compensation for a possible monetary loss. The insured is a person who pays premiums to an insurance company (the insurer). These premiums pay for coverage of a specific type of loss.
How Product Liability Law Protects Consumers from Defective Products
In order to protect consumers from accidental injury or death, product manufacturers must meet strict safety guidelines before releasing a new product for sale to the public.
Consumer Fraud on the Rise with Obamacare Health Insurance Mandate
According to Fraud.org, it didn’t take long for con artists to start taking advantage of people’s confusion over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Toxic Mold & Chinese Drywall
The drywall shortage resulted in an intense search for an alternative supply of drywall. Suppliers ended up importing a majority of their drywall from a Chinese firm called Knauf-Tianjin.
Identifying Defective or ‘Lemon’ Cars
What Do Lemon Laws Cover?
The scope of this legislation is that it covers anything mechanical that is considered to fall under a manufacturer’s breach of contract. It covers both express (written) and implied warranties. If a lawsuit follows a warranty default, the loser may be required to pay attorney’s fees in addition to other penalties.
What Do I Do If My New Car is a Lemon?
All fifty states and the District of Columbia have laws on their books to protect consumers from lemons. These laws have requirements that must be met before the car can legally be declared a lemon. All lemon laws are generally based on the following criteria…
How Antitrust Laws Protect Consumers – and What to do When they Do not
Antitrust laws protect consumers by creating a competitive marketplace. They restrict monopolies, ensuring that no single business can control a market…
The Laptop Isn’t Coming: Protecting Yourself from Consumer Fraud in the Digital Age
Most scammers are creative, resourceful individuals who unfortunately use their talents to defraud others. Developments in technology have only given these criminals…
Consumer Fraud: Scams that Target the Elderly
The perpetrators of consumer fraud tend to take great care in selecting their victims. Unfortunately, these scammers are adept at targeting the most vulnerable members of the population…
Can I Adopt a Stepchild without the Birth Parent’s Consent?
The law does recognize a birth parent’s rights, assuming the parent holds up his or her end of the bargain by taking parental responsibility.
Family Law: Common Joint Custody Arrangements
Divorce is heart-wrenching for the adults involved, but even more so for the children. Ideally, both parents will still want to be a regular part of their children’s lives.