Consumer Class Actions: A Practical Litigation Guide (The

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When providing goods and services it is unlawful to make: false or misleading representations about consumer guarantees. Most are paid on a commission basis, so their compensation increases the more you spend. Caveat emptor is Latin for let the buyer beware. Vesting of the estate in the trustee What does this mean? The Consumer Protection Division enforces consumer laws in the State of New Mexico that are intended to shield the public from fraudulent and unfair business practices.

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Publisher: Natl Consumer Law Center (June 1987)

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