Newport Beach, California Consumer Law Attorney
Consumer law provides consumers with certain basic protections against fraudulent, deceptive, and misleading conduct by businesses. California has many laws that prohibit businesses from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts and practices.You may have a consumer law claim for damages if you purchased goods or services in CA and you were a victim of dishonest practices by the seller.
We represent clients throughout CA in consumer cases and have the experience, staff, and financial resources to take on companies of any size. Contact a Newport Beach California Consumer Law Attorney at The Law Office of Charles Pernice today.
Our consumer law practice includes a broad range of matters that encompasses many legal issues including, but not limited to the following:
- auto fraud
- wage & hour law
- lemon laws
- creditor issues
- creditor lawsuits
- student loans
- Unfair and Deceptive Act and Practices (UDAP)
- Fair Credit Reporting act (FCRA)
- Fair Debt Collection and Practices Act (FDCPA)
- Truth in Lending Act (TILA)
Unfortunately, there are a surprising number of new and used car sales that involve auto dealer fraud, deception and unfair business practice. Consumer fraud by an auto dealer is common for a number of reasons mostly relating to financial incentives. Common Types of Auto Dealer Fraud include:
- Auto Warranty Fraud
- Odometer Fraud
- Auto Fraud Involving Wrecked & Salvaged Autos
- Bait and Switch Fraud
- Yo-Yo Car Sales
- Lemon Laundering
Used cars often have histories of mechanical problems that should be documented and would be important to a car buyer’s decision making process. Lemon cars are often sold to unsuspecting consumers who believe that the car is free of mechanical problems. Sometimes dealerships will go as far as to claim a lemon car as being sold as certified pre-owned vehicles. While you may think this wouldn’t happen to you, it can. If you think you may have been defrauded by an auto dealer in California, you need an Newport Beach, California, Consumer Law Attorney with experience going up against car dealers.