Cablevision and Starz Claims

    Many customers were promised certain benefits but find they are charged a rate without receiving promised services.  Customers have been paying for Starz but not receiving it.  The reasons for the dispute have been debated by each side.   One media outlet discusses the positions of each, "Starz and Encore channels went dark... Continue Reading →

Investigation of Deceptive Pricing :

A New York Times Article said  the following, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. The FTC is probing a complaint brought by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which looked at some 1,000 products on Amazon's website in... Continue Reading →

Common Types of False Advertising

Misrepresenting, or assisting others in misrepresenting, expressly or by implication, any fact material, including: 1. That a good or service is free, a bonus, a gift, a trial, without cost; 2. That a good or service is available for a minimal processing, service, or administrative fee or without further obligation; 3. That a purchase is... Continue Reading →

False Advertising Frequently Asked Auestions

Here are some common questions people ask about false advertising. Is false advertising illegal in the US? Yes.  There are various state and federal laws that punish false advertising.   The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.  prohibits, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise, misrepresentation, or the knowing, concealment, suppression, or omission of any material fact in connection with the sale... Continue Reading →

False of Misleading Advertising

Call (973) 598-1980 for a Free Consultation on Your False Advertising Claim  There are a number of laws that protect consumers from false advertising.  The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act broadly prohibits fraud and deceptive practices and in appropriate cases, legal fees and added damages can be recovered.  There are specific regulations dealing with automobile... Continue Reading →

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