NJ Consumer Rights and The Consumer Fraud Act
New Jersey has some of the best consumer laws in the county and provides an excellent jurisdiction to enforce you consumer rights against car dealerships and deceptive businesses
The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act provides New Jersey consumers with some of the strongest and most powerful legislation available in the United States. The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and the other statutes in New Jersey protect consumers and provide assistance to attorneys who attempt to attack deceptive business practices.
If you have a question or concern or feel that you of been improperly deceived please call this law firm. The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act might also be referred as UDAP or unfair deceptive acts and practices. If you have been misled, deceived, victimized by an improper or deceptive act or practice you could have a claim under New Jersey law.
The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act should be liberally construed since it is remedial legislation. The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act covers a great deal of his this activity by car dealerships, banks and other sellers of goods in or around the state of New Jersey. It covers home-improvement contractors and artisans that might be selling their goods. There is very little limited to the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act as far as covering transactions or attempted transactions with regard to the sale of goods or services.
Your consumer rights in New Jersey are not limited to a specific industry such is car sales, bait and switch advertising, real estate, home improvement, new home sales. Each specific industry has a set of rules and regulations that might apply to various circumstances in the specific industry. The New Jersey Administrative Code regulates numerous industries including the sale of kosher goods. The regulations are extensive. The regulations have been drafted pursuant to the authority provided to the legislature under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
So if you have a claim against the seller or an advertiser of an automobile there might be specific rules and regulations that apply to the sale and marketing of automobiles. There actually are extensive rules and regulations applicable to the sale and advertising of automobiles.
So if you have a claim against the seller or advertiser of furniture there might be specific reason regulations that apply to the sale and marketing of furniture. There is extensive rules and regulations applicable to the sale and marketing of furniture including but not limited to damaged furniture.
There are extensive regulations with regard to advertising in various industries in addition to the extensive regulation of advertising in the automotive industry. There is extensive regulation and statutes applicable to home-improvement contractors. It has been well known in the state of New Jersey that there are hundreds if not thousands of customers who have been taken advantage of by unscrupulous home-improvement contractors.
Home-improvement contractors must have a registration and it is a criminal offense not have such a registration. However this is just an example of the type of industry that is encompassed in the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
Obviously the most obvious industry which is regulated by the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act is a sale and marketing of automobiles which is a significant part of this practice. All you need to do is look at your window and look at the number of people who were driving vehicles and you can see that each and every person you purchased financed or acquired a vehicle is a potential victim and might have rights under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. These rates are extensive and they provide various excellent remedies to those who have been victims and those who have sustained damages also known as an ascertainable loss. In most cases so long as you sustain a ascertainable loss as defined under New Jersey law you have extensive rights under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and the New Jersey regulations is formulated through the Administrative Code and other statutes.
It also covers bait and switch type situations or deceptive advertising and deceptive practices.
Is does not required a completed transaction rather only an attempt to sell goods or services
Consumer fraud and fraud. Pending anti-consumer changes in the Consumer Fraud Act.