Sword or Shield? The Consumer Fraud Act in Construction Litigation

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The Consumer Fraud Act ("CFA") has greatly expanded from its initial focus 50-years ago into a potent weapon used by homeowners against builders and home improvement contractors. This article reviews the current state of the law in this regard, and use of the CFA as both a sword and shield to impose liability on builders/contractors both corporately and individually.

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Published In: Business Torts Updates, General Business Updates, Construction Updates, Consumer Protection Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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