Handling Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act Violations in and around Washington, D.C.
Protecting our clients’ rights from unscrupulous business practices
David Hannum, a competitor of P.T. Barnum, once said “there’s a sucker born every minute” – and it seems like manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been trying to prove him right ever since. Thankfully, in the United States there are state and federal laws that govern commerce and protect people from the unfair and deceitful acts of those who seek to separate them from their money.
The Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act) (15 USC45) prohibits “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce” and many statutes give citizens private rights to bring certain actions. At the law firm of Paulson & Nace, PLLC we always have our clients’ best interests in mind as we fight to protect their rights against unscrupulous business practices. When you need a strong advocate, you can trust our consumer protection lawyer to protect your rights.
Deceptive and unfair business practices
Often in the rush to try and outdo their competition, business people resort to unsavory business practices. Deceptive business practices include:
According to the FTC Act, “Unfair” practices are defined as those that “cause or