Defining Deceptive AdvertisingWhen it comes to advertising, how honest does a manufacturer have to be?
Lawyers See Opportunity In Risks Associated With PalcoholThe FDA has been asked by lawmakers to step in to prevent the sale of powdered alcohol.
Grounds For A LawsuitAs a teenager, McConaughey had used mink oil, marketed to him as a cure for acne but it actually made his complexion worse, so he sued. And lost.
Unsolicited Faxes Are Illegal - And CostlyThe Telephone Consumer Protection Act says it's illegal to send unsolicited ads to any fax machine, whether business or personal, without the recipient's prior express permission.
Surf Dating Sites At Your Own RiskConsumer protection statutes do require that a site cannot mislead the public into thinking it is doing more to protect them from liars and predators than it really does.
High Risk Thrift ShoppingAccording to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift shops.
The Mail Order RuleStudies show that one dollar of every ten dollars spent is spent in on-line purchases. Now the law may finally be entering the 21st century as the 'Mail Order Rule' protects consumers.
Area Consumer Protection Expert Warns Homeowners About Post-Irene ScamsBucks County consumer protection director Mike Bannon says be careful of the high pressure sales pitches.
Credit Or Debit?If you're trying to decide whether to use the credit card or the debit card this holiday season, here are some tips.