Fair trade, competition and good faith and fair dealing are essential to a sustainable economy. Unfortunately, many people and companies are not guided by these principles. Consumer protection laws were established to protect consumers and businesses from fraud, unfair and deceptive practices that create an unfair advantage.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects consumers from unfair and abusive debt collection practices. The FDCPA says debt collectors can not:
Chapter 75 of the North Carolina General Statutes protects consumers from fraud and unfair and deceptive business practices. Penalties for violating this statute can result in treble damages.
Some common types of consumer violations include:
Miller Law Group represents consumers who are victims of fraud and abusive business practices. Often, we take consumer protection cases on a contingency fee arrangement or make the wrongdoer pay our fees.
If you are or have been the victim of unfair debt collection practices or unfair and deceptive business practices contact Miller Law Group for a free consultation.