Category: Consumer Fraud Act

If the allegations do not set forth with specificity, or constitute as pleaded, satisfaction of the elements of legal or equitable fraud, a court may dismiss the complaint

Where a party presents distinctly different claims for relief in one lawsuit, work on the non-CFA claims are not counted against a defendant

The Consumer Fraud Act is intended to protect consumers who purchase goods or services generally sold to the public at large

Violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

A plaintiff who establishes a violation of the Consumer Fraud Act, and whose ascertainable loss issue survives summary judgment, is entitled to attorney’s fees, even if the ascertainable loss issue fails when submitted to a jury

The Consumer Fraud Act is a fee-shifting statute that awards attorney’s fees to financially-injured parties

A condominium association has standing to pursue Consumer Fraud Act and common law fraud claims premised on common-element defects

Fraud in the sale of securities or equity interests falls beyond the purview of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

The Consumer Fraud Act requires the proof of three elements: an unlawful conduct by defendant; an ascertainable loss by plaintiff; and a causal relationship between the unlawful conduct and the ascertainable loss

A Consumer Fraud Act claim