Defenses And Limits Of Calif. Consumer Protection Laws
Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 10:48 AM EST) -- Jason E. Fellner
Charles N. Bahlert California is often perceived as an "anti-business" and "pro-consumer" state, with numerous statutes regulating specific industries and laws designed to protect consumers from unlawful or misleading business practices. This article examines two statutes specifically — California's Unfair Competition Law and Consumers Legal Remedies Act — and the impact these statutes have on the liability of a working professional. The article first outlines the primary elements and available remedies of the UCL and CLRA, followed by an application from a recent lawsuit. Licensed professionals ought to be aware of these statutory schemes in their respective practice...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!