Perfect timing. Just a few weeks before Super Bowl 50, a federal appeals court has rejected a class action lawsuit filed by two disgruntled football fans against the National Football League (NFL) for allegedly violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and New Jersey Ticket Law regarding the sale of Super Bowl tickets. Finkelman v. National Foo ... Read More.
In an unpublished decision issued on July 31, 2014, a Bergen County Chancery Judge fined a mortgage lender over $26,000 in legal fees for violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in connection with a residential loan refinance involving a then 70-year old woman residing in Englewood, New Jersey. Freedom Mortgage Corp. v. Mamie E. Major, Superi ... Read More.
On May 13, 2013, partner Glenn R. Reiser filed suit in federal court on behalf of several Fair Lawn, NJ residents who allege to have been defrauded by the online auction website Bidsauce.com. The case is pending in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Geissenberger v. Bidsauce, et al., United States District Court, Di ... Read More.
New Jersey has strict rules when it comes to home improvement contracts in excess of $500, the overriding purpose of which is to protect consumers from unscrupulous contractors. The New Jersey Administrative Code § 13:45A-16.2(12)(i)-(vi) sets forth the requirements necessary in a home improvement contract. A violation of these written require ... Read More.