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Consumer Fraud

Alabama consumer fraud occurs when manufacturers or sellers cause consumers harm as a result of providing false information that misrepresented their products.

There are three forms of misrepresentation that arise under common law, including:

  • Intentional Misrepresentation (fraud) – A manufacturer knowingly deceives the consumer by presenting false information
  • Reckless Misrepresentation – A company consciously asserts information that may or may not be truthful
  • Negligent Misrepresentation – A seller carelessly communicates information that should be recognized as false

If you have been a victim of Alabama consumer fraud and have suffered damage as a result of misrepresentation, you must prove the following to win your case:

  • The representation given was fact and not opinion
  • The fact was false
  • The fact was material
  • The representation led to financial harm

The legal team at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys has experience handling class action and large, multi-plaintiff cases involving violations of federal consumer protection laws, insurance and contract matters, and investor fraud. If you have been injured or wronged by the conduct, negligence, or fraud of someone else, you may have a potential cause of action. Initial consultation from Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys is free.

 

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