UDTP

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UDTPUnfair and Deceptive Trade Practices (law)
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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit against Juul for "designing, marketing, and selling its e-cigarettes to attract young people and for misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products in violation of North Carolina's Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act." North Carolina is the first state to take legal action against Juul, Stein pointed out in his statement.
Plaintiff also argues the trial court erred by granting summary judgment on her claim for unfair and deceptive trade practices. To prevail on a claim for unfair and deceptive trade practices, a claimant must demonstrate the existence of three factors: (1) an unfair or deceptive act or practice, or unfair method of competition, (2) in or affecting commerce, and (3) which proximately caused actual injury to the plaintiff or his business.
Indeed, that is exactly what happened to Facebook in 2011, when it entered into an FTC consent agreement to resolve allegations that it engaged in unfair and deceptive trade practices in connection with its data privacy policies.
Where plaintiff alleges that defendants' efforts to enforce the mortgage on her property are predatory because they knew at the inception of the loan that she would never be able to repay it, plaintiff's claims for unfair and deceptive trade practices in violation of 93A must be dismissed as time-barred and her claim for unfair debt collection practices in violation of ch.
"The purpose of this rule chapter is to address unfair and deceptive trade practices surrounding the sale and purchase of horses in Florida.
These are the attorneys who help Floridians who are underwater on mortgages, trying to reestablish credit, and fighting back against unfair and deceptive trade practices. The Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year 2016 nomination form is streamlined this year, being only two pages in a form that can be easily submitted via email.
He focuses his practice on business tort litigation including cases involving unfair and deceptive trade practices, securities fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and tortious interference with contract.
"Congress, in creating the FTC and in empowering it to police unfair and deceptive trade practices, explicitly gave the agency power to determine what is unfair and deceptive," he told ComputerWorld.
(22) Adopted in 1973, CUTPA was modeled after the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide consumer protection against unfair and deceptive trade practices. (23) By applying the standard set forth by the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Supreme Court of Connecticut has held that acts are unfair if they: (1) come close enough to legally prohibited acts to violate established public policy; (2) are "immoral, unethical, oppressive, or unscrupulous"; or (3) cause substantial injury to the consuming public (the "Cigarette Rule").
(2) Since the enactment of the FTC Act, the federal government has launched additional legislation, ranging from truth-in-lending to food and drug laws, to prevent and combat unfair and deceptive trade practices and activities.
The developer complained that the bank had resorted to extortion, fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices. According to the suit, the bank had resorted to unfair practices to force Granite Development LLC to accept unreasonable loan demands on an extension the developer wanted on the construction loans that it had received from the bank.
CAN A HOSPITAL BE GUILTY OF UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES? That is the question with which the North Carolina courts were confronted in this unusual case.