Consumer protection laws are designed to ensure fair competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. Consumer law is primarily an area of public law that regulates private business as it relates to consumers through federal and state laws. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the main agency enforcing consumer protection statutes. Consumer protection issues cover bankruptcy discharge violations, lemon laws for defective products, identity theft, warranties, financial and corporate fraud, utilities, privacy law, health issues caused by toxic substances and product safety also involve consumer law. Many different types of law interconnect with consumer law, including products liability, insurance law, administrative law, food and drug laws, civil rights, public health and safety laws.
Most Consumer Rights Mediation does not require an attorney. If your case involves substantial property, high monetary amount, legal rights, or criminal activity, you may want to consult an attorney before Consumer Rights Mediation to discuss the legal consequences. Consumer Rights laws and regulations are administered on local, federal and international levels. Consumer Rights laws and regulations monitor the duties, rights, and liabilities of commercial businesses and private individuals. Mediator specializing in Consumer Rights might be able to provide assistance on Consumer Rights issues such as:
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