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Law Offices of RL Johnson PLLC

          Michigan's Premier Civil Litigation Firm              

39111 Six Mile Road

Livonia, MI 4815

(800) 597-0284

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Michigan’s Consumer Protection Act


(MCL 445.901 et seq.)


Michigan’s Consumer Protection Act bans unfair, unconscionable, or deceptive methods, acts, or practices in the conduct of trade or commerce.  The unfair business practices listed in the Act include:


(a)  Causing a probability of confusion or misunderstanding as to the source, sponsorship, approval, or certification of goods or services.


(b)  Using deceptive representations or deceptive designations of geographic origin in connection with goods or services.


(c)   Representing that goods or services have sponsorship, approval, characteristics, ingredients, uses, benefits, or quantities that they do not have or that a person has sponsorship, approval, status, affiliation, or connection that he or she does not have.


(d)  Representing that goods are new if they are deteriorated, altered, reconditioned, used, or secondhand.


(e)  Representing that goods or services are of a particular standard, quality, or grade, or that goods are of a particular style or model, if they are of another.


If you have been aggrieved by deceptive or unfair business practices, you may bring an action to do either or both of the following:


(a) Obtain a declaratory judgment that a method, act, or practice is unlawful;


(b) Stop a person who is engaging in or who is about to engage in an unlawful method, act, or practice; and/or,


(c) Bring an action to recover actual damages or $250.00, whichever is greater, together with reasonable attorneys' fees.

DISCLAIMER: All information contained in this website is for education purpose only. Law Offices of RL Johnson PLLC, its agents and affiliates cannot and will not render any legal or tax advice of any kind, unless said agent is duly licensed by the applicable state and/or federal authority to give said advice.


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