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Inner-Cities Are the Place to be When it Comes to Small Business

Inner-Cities Are the Place to be When it Comes to Small Business

CEOs surveyed by the national nonprofit group Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) repeatedly cite inner-cities as locations that have been hospitable to their business growth and development, according to ICIC CEO, Steve Grossman. Based in Boston, ICIC issued a report this past October in conjunction with the unveiling of this year’s Inner City […]

NJ Home Improvement Contractors Still Not Subject to Criminal Background Checks

Home Improvement Contractors

“Shock and awe” is a military tactic where overwhelming power and enormous displays of force are used to paralyze the enemy’s perception of the battlefield and destroy its will to fight. The term also refers to when an unscrupulous figure takes advantage of a shock to the system, such as a weather-related crisis or natural […]

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act – Three Essential Questions

NJ consumer fraud

What is consumer fraud?  The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act defines consumer fraud as “any unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise or misrepresentation” in connection with the sale of goods, services or real estate. In this context, the word “sale” includes rentals in addition to the traditional sale of goods and services.What […]

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud

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Those who commit consumer fraud are fraudsters who prey on ignorance. Therefore, the best defense against consumer fraud is education. Do not allow yourself to be victimized. Read the following and learn about the most common forms of consumer fraud.Mortgage Fraud According to the FBI, the victims of most modern mortgage scams are distressed homeowners. […]

Businesses Facing Surge in Lawsuits Related to State Consumer Law

State Consumer Law

Due to broad interpretation of a specific consumer law known as the Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”), New Jersey has seen an increase in lawsuits against businesses operating in New Jersey. Plaintiffs and their lawyers have been particularly fond of the statute’s provisions, which can include a statutory penalty, actual damages or both. […]

Top Five Reasons Small Businesses Should Consult a Business Law Attorney

Top Five Reasons Small Businesses Should Consult a Business Law Attorney

Just how many people does it take to run a small business? Who are the most essential people? Aside from the owner, is it the accountant? Could it be the insurance agent? For certain scenarios, a business law attorney can prove to be indispensable. A business law attorney will not necessarily play a role in your […]

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