Consumer fraud lawyers from Arentz Law Group, P.C. can help individuals achieve justice and recover their financial losses after becoming victims of deceptive advertising or unfair business practices. When, in the context of a business transaction, a party knowingly makes false statements that lead to the detriment of the other party, consumer fraud has been committed. Consumer fraud is rampant in our society and thousands of consumers are cheated every day. Fortunately, there are a number of federal and state laws in place to protect consumers, including the Consumer Protection Act, which regulate the ways businesses may advertise and sell their products. An experienced consumer fraud lawyer can help cheated consumers navigate the complex legal system and recover just compensation for their damages.
The consumer fraud lawyers at Arentz Law Group, P.C. have represented victims from across the United States after they are subjected to fraudulent business practices. Some of the most common consumer fraud claims we see are based on the following transgressions:
In many cases, companies commit consumer fraud against multiple consumers. When this happens, a consumer fraud class action lawsuit can be filed to help all victims affected by similar deceptions recover just compensation for their losses. Common examples of class action consumer fraud lawsuits include suits brought on behalf of victims of dangerous drugs or defective products.
In the year 2005 alone, the Consumer Sentinel program put in place by the Federal Trade Commission to protect the rights of consumers reported roughly $680 million lost to American consumers due to deceptive or fraudulent business practices. Since many consumers are unaware that they have been cheated or fail to report consumer fraud, experts estimate that the actual cost of consumer fraud to American citizens is significantly higher. Though there are extensive laws in place to protect consumers’ rights, the legal system can often be complex and intimidating to victims. At Arentz Law Group, P.C., our consumer fraud attorneys can help victims navigate the legal process until they recover the full compensation to which they are entitled. If you feel that you have been the victim of fraudulent, deceptive, or unfair business practices, contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced consumer fraud attorney.