Consumer Protection Law Guide

Consumers have basic rights. These basic rights include the right to safety, the right to be informed about a product, the right to choose between competing goods, and the right to have their concerns heard. If a consumer feels that these rights have been violated, they may be able to bring a case for the violation of consumer rights. In this guide to consumer protection law, learn what to do after your rights have been violated and how to receive compensation in court.

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  • ContentWhat is Consumer Rights Law?

    Consumer rights and consumer protection law provides a way for individuals to fight back against abusive business practices. These laws are designed to hold sellers of goods and services accountable when they seek to profit by taking advantage of a consumer's lack of information or bargaining power. Some conduct addressed by consumer rights laws is simply unfair, while other conduct can be described as outright fraud.

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  • ContentWhat are Consumer Rights?

    Consumers should have the right to safety and to be informed about the product. Consumer protection laws are in place to ensure these rights to consumers. In this guide, learn more about your rights as a consumer and what to do if they’ve been infringed upon.

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  • ContentBroken or Defective Merchandise Rights

    When a product is defective, the consumer oftentimes has a right to compensation, especially if that defective product has been proven to be dangerous. In this guide, learn when a product is considered defective, how to prove a defect and what to do next.

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  • ContentAuto Dealership Fraud

    Car dealerships have a reputation for scamming customers. Although this reputation may not always be deserved, it can and does happen. What can you do if you have been scammed by a dealership? Learn more here.

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  • ContentDefective Automobile Protection Law

    When a car does not function properly, it can be frustrating and upend your life. Fixing a defective car can cost thousands of dollars. In this guide, learn what rights you have when your car is a ‘lemon.’ Can you receive compensation from the auto company or the dealership?

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  • ContentClass Action Lawsuits

    A class action is a lawsuit in which multiple people join together against one defendant. Class actions are most commonly brought when a product is defective and causes injury. In this guide, learn more about when to bring a class action, how to join one, and what compensation you can receive.

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  • ContentFood Industry Laws

    Businesses which provide food to the public must be held responsible for any defects or products in the food. When food causes a consumer to be sick, that consumer may be able to receive compensation. Learn more here.

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  • ContentHow Can a Lawyer Help You With Your Consumer Case

    Understand how a lawyer can help you with your consumer law issue by first determining if your case is valid and how to settle the dispute.

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