The Missouri Merchandising Practices Act protects consumers who are the victims of fraud and deceptive business practices. The act provides broad protection to consumers. You may have a right to obtain compensation through a consumer protection claim if you have suffered a financial loss as a result of the following:
- Insurance fraud
- Auto repair fraud
- Auto sales fraud
- Construction and home repair fraud
- Predatory collection practices
- Other fraud and deceptive business practices
The Missouri Merchandising Practices Act
The act provides wide protection to consumers. Anyone who has suffered financial loss as a result of actions prohibited by the act may be entitled to reimbursement for actual monetary damages. The court may also award attorneys' fees and punitive damages at its discretion. The act states:
The act, use or employment by any person of any deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise, misrepresentation, unfair practice or the concealment, suppression, or omission of any material fact in connection with the sale or advertisement of any merchandise in trade or commerce ... is declared to be an unlawful practice. [MRS 407.020]
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