Many of us have signed ‘I Agree’ contracts with businesses without actually reading the terms of the agreement. Just about every time we download an app to our smartphones or make a purchase online, that little box pops up, asking us to check ‘I Agree’ if we want to continue with the transaction. Have you...
Have you been injured by a Los Angeles business’s unfair business practice or practices? Know that you, the innocent consumer, have legal rights. Under California law, a person may bring a lawsuit against any business that engages in any “unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice” as well as “unfair, deceptive, untrue or misleading...
Do you believe you have been the victim of false advertising? California law protects innocent consumers from unlawful business practices. In fact, California Business and Professions Code section 17500 clearly addresses false advertising and states that it unlawful for any person, or corporation to induce the public, through a newspaper or other publication or any...
As we have discussed in recent blog posts, there are countless ways that innocent Los Angelenos can become the victims of consumer fraud. Consumer fraud in Los Angeles can take the form of false or deceptive advertising. Examples of fraudulent business practices can also include deceptive sales practices (aka the ‘hard sell’ and ‘bait and...
Fraud costs hundreds of millions of dollars every year and affects millions of people. In fact, many Los Angeles residents are the victims of fraud — sometimes unknowingly. In legal terms, fraud is a false representation of a matter of fact that is made for personal gain. This misrepresentation can be through words, actions, false...
Consumer fraud is an increasingly common ‘injury’ inflicted upon thousands of unsuspecting victims throughout Los Angeles. Consumer fraud is a broad term that can include any intentionally deceptive act, statement, or practice that harms you, the consumer.  If you are the victim of consumer fraud, know that you can pursue criminal and civil penalties against the...
Shopping online has many perks, including not having to wait in line and great deals, but is has one major downside: identity theft. Many Californians choose to shop online these days. Some estimates say that 75% of Internet users are online shoppers, with many of them shopping on their iPads and tablets. If you are one the...
BIKLAW has been retained by Medchoice Financial, LLC in connection with a fraudulent scheme designed to conceal actual loan profits.
BIKLAW has been retained by Medchoice Financial, LLC in connection with a fraudulent scheme designed to conceal actual loan profits.
In 2008, fraud cost U.S. businesses over $975 billion, most of which goes unrecovered by victims. Business litigation cases are won and lost on the documents, so when you’ve been defrauded or injured by unscrupulous business tactics, you need a ferocious litigator to get the documents and the confirming testimony you need to win. For...
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