Knowledgeable Consumer Protection Lawyers Represent Victims of Consumer Fraud in Pennington & Trenton, NJ
In order to combat the increasing use of deceptive products and services by businesses, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the federal government have all enacted tough consumer fraud protection legislation that allows victims of consumer fraud to seek compensation for their losses. Moreover, the laws provide for damages in excess of the victim’s loss in order to punish the perpetrators of fraud. However, the statutory protections and remedies provided by consumer fraud laws can be difficult to understand and even more difficult to utilize. You need an experienced commercial law attorney with a deep understanding of the nuances of consumer fraud protections at both the state and federal levels.
The experienced commercial law lawyers at Cohen & Riechelson have successfully represented numerous businesses and individuals in consumer fraud cases. We have a history of aggressively protecting the interests of our clients in consumer fraud matters throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
What Are the Main Types of Consumer Fraud?
Consumers are often targeted for fraud and scams by unscrupulous businesses, both large and small. Scammers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have gotten particularly bold in recent years, engaging in a variety of scams and targeting a wide range of victims. A few examples of consumer fraud include:
- Real estate fraud
- Landlord-tenant scams
- Investment scams
- Credit card fraud
- Motor vehicle fraud
- Predatory towing
- Home repair fraud
- Public mover fraud
- Bad faith insurance
- Internet dating scams
- False advertising
- Ponzi schemes
- Job scams
- Halal scams
- Charity fraud
- Health club membership fraud
Whether you’ve been defrauded by a business or are defending yourself against claims of consumer fraud, it is imperative that you seek the advice of an experienced consumer fraud protection attorney who knows how to utilize existing statutory protections.
What Are the Statutory Protections against Consumer Fraud in New Jersey and Pennsylvania?
Several state and federal statutory protections are available to consumers in New Jersey who believe they have been victims of fraud. The laws that protect consumers against fraud include the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, and the federal Consumer Protection Act. All of these laws offer potentially powerful protections against consumer fraud – but they are often only as powerful as the attorney who is seeking to utilize them.
CR Stands Up for Victims of Fraud; Call to Schedule a Free Consultation with an Experienced NJ & PA Consumer Fraud Protection Attorney
The knowledgeable consumer fraud protection attorneys at Cohen & Riechelson provide exceptional representation to victims of consumer fraud. We also aggressively protect businesses against consumer fraud claims.
Call us today, or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. One of our experienced consumer fraud protection attorneys will be happy to look over the details of your case, help you understand your legal rights and options, and determine if you have a viable claim under the Consumer Fraud Act.