Consumer law is often defined as the laws that regulate the relationship between an individual consumer and the business that sells the consumer goods or services.
Different types of consumer protection actions can include product liability, unfair business practices, and privacy rights.
When a consumer purchases products and services, the consumer should have a right to expect that the product or service is of a reasonable quality. When it is not, state and federal law may give the customer a right to recover for damages.
A consumer protection lawyer represents people who have made purchases or services or products that have failed to live up to reasonable expectations.
Consumer law attorneys in District of Columbia can help victims recover their costs and damages, and sometimes even punitive damages because of the negligence, fraud or misrepresentations of another.
NACA is a non-profit association comprised of attorneys who represent consumers that have been victimized by fraudulent, abusive or predatory business practices.
Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia - The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) that helps individuals and businesses find a local attorney in Washington D.C. In fact, the BADC sponsors the only Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia. The LRS charges a nominal referral fee of $39.95. Call 202-296-7845 to talk with the Legal Advice Line staff and receive the referral to a local attorney with experience in the needed area of concentration.