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Consumer Protection Law Lawyers In Lewes Delaware

Lewes is an incorporated city in Sussex County, Delaware, United States, on the Delmarva Peninsula. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 3,116. It is part of the Seaford, Delaware, Micropolitan Statistical Area. Because Lewes was the earliest town founded in the state, and because Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution, the town refers to itself as "The first town in the first state. " Lewes is named after the town of Lewes in England, which also is situated in a county named Sussex (from which Sussex County, Delaware, takes its name). Lewes, Sussex, England, also has the same seal. Lewes and the towns of Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany, and Fenwick Island constitute Delaware's beach resort area, Sussex County's most densely populated and fastest-growing area.

What is consumer protection law?

Consumer protection refers to the laws designed to aid retail consumers of goods and services that have been improperly manufactured, delivered, performed, handled, or described. Such laws provide the retail consumer with additional protections and remedies not generally provided to merchants and others who engage in business transactions, on the premise that the consumers do not enjoy a sufficient bargaining position with respect to the businessmen with whom they deal and therefore should not be strictly limited by the legal rules that govern recovery for damages among businessmen. The overarching goal is to protect individuals and the interest of the public in general from unfair and misleading activity in business and commerce (such as false advertising and deceptive trade practices) and scams perpetrated by criminals (such as identity theft and pyramid schemes) that harm a substantial number of consumers.

Answers to consumer protection law issues in Delaware

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Generally, yes. A warranty (also called a guarantee) is an assurance about the quality of goods or services you buy...

Federal and state laws prohibit "unfair or deceptive trade acts or practices." If you think you've been cheated,...

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