NJ High Court Rules For Consumers In E-Commerce Dispute

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Intangible property such as the discounted eatery certificates that third-party vendor Restaurant.com Inc. sold over the Internet to food enthusiasts fall within New Jersey consumer contract protections, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in response to questions from the Third Circuit.

The decision represents a win for consumers who slapped Restaurant.com with a putative class action for including a one-year expiration date on their certificates without expressly indicating the provision is inapplicable in New Jersey, which they claimed violated the state's Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice...
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