What Is Bait and Switch?

  Bait and switch is a type of false advertising used to draw in unsuspecting customers. Other advertising tactics in this category include artificially inflated prices and deceptive form contracts. Advertisers “Bait” Consumers This fraudulent sales strategy involves a marketer advertising an attractive price, rate or term. The price, rate or term is actually a […]

Legal Options When New Medication Makes You Sick

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 30 percent of individuals take at least five medications. Adverse drug events lead to significant numbers of emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and many of these situations are actually preventable. An individual who suffers such an event might wonder about the responsibility for the situation […]

Five Product Liability Cases That Changed History

Consumers trust companies to provide the best quality products possible. However, sometimes businesses make faulty goods, and people can get hurt. Fortunately, for victims of defective items, the law does provide some safeguards. Filing a lawsuit may be the only means of getting redress. Although viewed by some as an extreme measure, a lawsuit can […]

Five Most Bizarre Personal Injury Cases

There are some accidents that nobody would ever expect to happen. These occurrences are so unordinary that they seem more like fiction than fact. Nevertheless, when bad things happen, regardless of how strange, the victims deserve a qualified personal injury lawyer. Here is a list of the five exceptionally bizarre, yet true, personal injury cases. […]

Considering Purchasing a Company? Five Red Flags to Avoid

That dream business just became available, and it is time to make a deal. However, due diligence remains the responsibility of the buyer. After all, the seller put the company on the market for a reason. In many cases, the underlying motive proves harmless; perhaps the present owner just wants to retire. On the other […]

Babysitters and Negligence Cases: What to Know

A parent’s worst nightmare is learning that their child has been hurt or injured. What parents and caregivers need to know is that a babysitter can be held accountable if a child becomes injured in their care. If an unfortunate situation involving a child care provider and a child occurs, legal action might ensue. Additionally, […]

How Cell Phone Payment Apps Prevent Fraud

Mobile apps are becoming increasingly popular as more people use their phones and tablets to perform a variety of functions. There are apps available that allow you to do your banking, order online and pay bills. Because mobile payment apps require you to enter sensitive information, such as credit or debit card numbers, account numbers […]

What to Do If a Contractor Does Not Complete the Job

Although most contractors complete the work they were hired to do in a timely fashion and without incident, there are unscrupulous individuals who will take money for a project and then never complete it. Each month, municipalities throughout Florida issue citations to unlicensed contractors, many of whom are guilty of not completing projects despite receiving […]