Fraud, both at the consumer and business level, is all too common in today’s society. In fact, according to a recent report by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, nearly half of all small businesses experience fraud at some point in their business lifecycle and it will cost these organizations an average of $114,000 per...
Business fraud is, in non-legal terms, fraud in any business activity that resorts to deceitful practices to cause economic injury. Business fraud cases in Los Angeles go beyond an ordinary breach of contract dispute and can happen in transactions involving the sale of a business or real estate, and in contractual disputes. Unfortunately, there are...
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...
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...
The Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer are happy to announce the settlement of a business fraud case in Los Angeles, California for $450,000. We represented the plaintiff, who was ‘injured’, or suffered a financial loss, as a result of the fraud his business partners were determined to have engage in. In the business...
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...
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