A SAMPLING OF “CONSUMER LAW” ISSUES ADDRESSED IN THE NEW YORK APPELLATE DIGEST SEARCHABLE DATABASE
CONSUMER LAW issues in this database include General Business Law violations, including, but not limited to, violations of section 349, which prohibits deceptive business practices.
General Business Law 518 (retailers must post the total price of items, including any credit card charges);
General Business Law 349 (deceptive business practices, elements of the cause of action—materially misleading consumer-oriented conduct which causes injury, impact on general public);
General Business Law 395-a (maintenance agreements);
Insurance (pressure on physicians to find no causal relationship between injury and accident, changes in coverage, filed rate doctrine);
Online Promotions (offering coupons);
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (automobiles);
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) (statute of limitations);
Extended Service Contracts;
Banking (overdraft charges);
Dental Procedures (fraudulent misrepresentations).