New Jersey Slams Residential Contractors: Files Suit against Several Companies & Owners

Some Northern New Jersey residential home improvement companies have been sued by the state Attorney General’s office and the State Division of Consumer Affairs.  Steming from complaints from nearly 70 consumers, including five from Monmouth County, six from Middlesex County, four from Union County, three from Somerset County and one from Morris County, the allegations […]

Bill Introduced in New Jersey Would Amend Consumer Fraud Act

The current incarnation of New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act leaves commercial enterprises, from carpet installers to home improvement contractors, at the mercy of the courts. With remedies including refunds, treble damages, voiding of contracts, and mandatory attorneys fees, the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) is, perhaps, among the strongest in the United States. The CFA permits […]