The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud

consumer fraud

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. […]

Is Your Company’s Website Accessible to People with Disabilities?

Website Accessibility

Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, businesses across America have been required to install wheelchair ramps or similar features that guarantee accessibility for people with disabilities. In 2017, it seems that businesses may have to re-evaluate how accessible they truly are.Twenty-five years ago, the internet was not even in our homes […]

Establish Your Business with an Operating Agreement

Establish Your Business with an Operating Agreement

You have finally decided to start your own business. Now, it is time to choose a business structure. Many small business owners protect themselves by forming an LLC, or limited liability company. Regardless of which structure is chosen, one key document is necessary to establish the operation’s rules and regulations. It is called an operating […]

Understanding Breach of Contract

A Guide to Understanding Breach of Contract

While a business may have internal disputes among its partners, LLC members or shareholders, there can also be disputes between businesses. A supplier of goods or services may damage a business by failing to provide the contracted goods or services. That same business may fail to pay the supplier. In either case, if the terms […]

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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