Consumer Law Guidance

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He was subsequently ranked a Top 100 Pennsylvania Superlawyer in 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and has been regularly ranked one of the Top 100 Superlawyers in Philadelphia since 2004. If a consumer wants damages in addition to restitution, he or she is encouraged to seek legal advice from a private attorney or a legal services organization, and may file a private civil lawsuit against the business. Some laws cover a range of prohibited practices such as misrepresentations about the product and the use of false or misleading trade names, labels, and advertising.

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