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Blog Posts in July, 2007

  • The District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act allows a victimized consumer to seek numerous forms of relief. An injured party may obtain damages three times the amount of what the actual damages are or they could get $1,500 for each violation, whichever is greater. Accordingly, if for instance, there was a violation of the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act that was ongoing or that ...
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  • It is a violation of the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act for a merchant to make or enforce totally unfair, or "unconscionable" terms or provisions in sales contracts or leases. Additionally, the failure to supply a copy of the sales or service contract, lease, or promissory note or similar document that shows an indebtedness which a consumer signs would be a violation of the District ...
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  • Making a false statement or representation that repairs, servicing, alterations, or modifications of a product have been made and receiving money in exchange for that repair, servicing, alteration or modification when, in fact, the service was not provided is a violation of the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act. Similarly, a statement that contains a misrepresentation of an important ...
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  • In the previous blog, examples of violations of the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act were provided. The purpose of this blog is to give additional examples. 1) Individuals that represent that a person has a sponsorship, is approved, affiliated, or has a certain status which the person, in fact, does not have, violates the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Act. 2) If an ...
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