OpenJurist

Consumer Protection Law Lawyers In Coal City Indiana

Coal City is located in Jefferson Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States. It is a small town with only a grocery/restaurant, post office, and a bank. There is a festival every year in August and 'The Old Grouch' of the town is announced after donations are collected throughout the county. They also use the old train depot building (Donated by Irving Ray Mullins) during the festival as a way of showcasing local talent such as photography, quilting, or baking. Coal City is 45 minutes southeast of Terre Haute and 45 minutes southwest of Bloomington. ZIP Code: 47427 Area code: 812

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 Indiana

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,...

Antitrust laws help ensure a vigorous, competitive marketplace to maintain fair prices, the availability of an array...

Because motorcycles lack the same protective enclosures and devices that other automobiles possess, they are...