Confusing Damages Issues In Florida 'Improper Fee' Case

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 5:34 PM EST) -- In one of his earliest and most enduring songs, Frank Sinatra declared that he wanted "all or nothing at all."

While the then very young and blue-eyed crooner was thinking about other things, his words could be used to describe an enduring problem in a certain category of cases under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, specifically, what damages are available in FDUTPA cases involving some type of allegedly improper fee.

We can start with a little bit of background on what damages are available in FDUTPA cases.

Since Florida's Third District Court became the state's first appellate court...

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