1. Bait and Switch This is the most classic types of scam. The dealer advertised the vehicle with a low price, or interest rate, or any other promised representations in the advertisement, in order to lure a customer into the dealership. After the customer comes into the dealership, he or she is met with a…

THE NEW JERSEY CONSUMER FRAUD ACT (CFA) IMPOSES STRICT LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THE CFA Background of the Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA or the “Act”) The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 et seq., (the “CFA” or the “ACT”) in pertinent parts, provides as follows: The act, use or employment…

The Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that protects consumers from certain improper debt collection practices. The FDCPA makes the following acts and conducts illegal: Contacting You or Third Parties A debt collector may not contact you before 8:00 am or after 9:00 pm any day, unless you agree. A debt…

Duty to defend arises from the Claim (the Complaint) An insurer’s broad duty to defend is well-settled in the State of New Jersey- it is triggered by the allegations contained in the complaint. SL Industries, Inc. v. American Motorists Ins. Co., 128 N.J. 188 (1992)(the duty to defend is generally determined by comparing the allegations…

On June 2, 2015, the Office of the Attorney General and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have obtained a $6.34 million default judgment against Anthony Angelo Pizza of Rutherford and two home improvement companies he operated, A. Pizza Contracting, LLC and AP Building & Construction, LLC, a/k/a “AP Builders & Construction, LLC,” after…

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) provides that it is unlawful for any business to engage in any “unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise, misrepresentation” in connection with a consumer transaction.  Further, the CFA makes it unlawful for any business to knowingly conceal, suppress, or omit any fact material (important) to a…

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) Imposes Strict Liability for Violation of Regulations of the Department of Consumer affairs New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 et seq., provides as follows: ” The act, use or employment by any person of any unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false    pretense, false promise, misrepresentation, or the…

© 2019 Chatarpaul Law Firm, P.C. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy, Disclaimer & Copyright - Attorney Advertising

logo-footer

STAY CONNECTED WITH US: