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Consumer Protection Law Lawyers In Winnemucca Nevada

Winnemucca is a city in and the county seat of Humboldt County, Nevada, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,174. Interstate 80 passes through the city, where it meets U.S. Route 95. Winnemucca is featured prominently in the novel Revoltingly Young by C.D. Payne, and is also a setting in More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin. The city is also referenced in the North American version of the song "I've Been Everywhere. " According to a billboard spotted along State Route 140 (the "Winnemucca To the Sea Highway"), Winnemucca styles itself "The City by Battle Mountain" (the song referenced above talks about the hitchhiker walking along "the dusty Winnemucca road"). Each February, the city hosts the NIAA state championships in wrestling for all classes (AAAA, AAA and AA) at the Winnemucca Events Center.

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 Nevada

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