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Consumer class action legislation.

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

Consumer class action legislation.

by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States.,
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8896.Z9 A45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5341554M
      LC Control Number72195450

      Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Our consumer class action litigators regularly defend companies in class actions brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and advise companies with regard to compliance and risk avoidance under the TCPA. Class Action Litigation Library Articles Links are provided to Class Action articles by Timothy E. Eble, P.A. Also find Consumer, Class Action and Travel Law articles by Judge Thomas A. Dickerson. A synopsis of New York State Supreme Court Decisions made between - is also found here.

      The lawsuit claims violations of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, violations of California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and violations of California's Unfair Competition Law. Harris and others in the class seek injunctive relief, actual damages, punitive and statutory damages, interests, attorney fees and other costs of the suit. For the purposes of this article, an action is a consumer class action if the claim arises from an individual's purchase, use, or consumption of goods or services from a seller or business. If it does not, the action is a non-consumer class action. These two broad categories can, of course, break down much further.

        We secured a dismissal of a landmark consumer class action alleging violations of a variety of consumer protection statutes against CP Foods. AstraZeneca. We obtained a dismissal for AstraZeneca of a federal multidistrict class action in New York relating to claims that settlement of patent litigation over the cancer drug Tamoxifen violated. and this is the norm in consumer suits -- the cl ass action remedy was unavailable. In light of the foregoing, in the Committee wrote, AProposed Class Action Legislation In New [email protected] [c]lass action relief has not been extended in New Yo rk to such problems as mass consumer exposure to deceptive salesFile Size: 87KB.


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