Unfair Trade Practices
Nevada state and federal statutes outline business practices that are considered unfair and for which consumers may file a complaint. The following are some common examples of unfair trade practices:
- Auto sales and financing fraud
- Phone solicitation
- Internet fraud
- Credit counseling fraud
- False promises
- Deceptive billing, pricing, and advertising
- 'Bait and switch,' and other deceptive sales practices
- The inclusion of deceptive fees or charges on invoices
Consumers who have been victimized by unfair trade practices such as those listed above have certain legal rights. As a consumer protection firm, the Law Office of Matthew Sharp represents the individuals and families who have been the victims of unfair trade practices. Being deceived by anyone is an unpleasant experience, but when the deception causes financial losses and other damages, the suffering is even greater.
Sometimes, the victim doesn't realize that they've been scammed or defrauded until quite a while later. There may also be a degree of embarrassment about being swindled that gives a certain reluctance to pursue a legal remedy. However, many statutes allow a victim of an unfair trade practice a very generous window of time to bring a case against a defendant. It never hurts to check with a knowledgeable trade practices attorney such as Matthew Sharp to investigate your options.
Damages Caused by Unfair Trade Practices
An unfair or deceptive trade practice can cause a consumer countless damages including:
- out-of pocket costs
- emotional anguish
- your lawyer fees
— all losses that victims of unfair trade practices may be entitled to recover.
Schedule a Confidential Consultation to Learn about Your Rights
The unfair trade practice that has caused you financial and/or other losses may be remedied legally. Contact the Law Office of Matthew L. Sharp to explore the circumstances of your case and discuss your options.
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