Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
On February 27 northwest natural gas turned off my gas for
On February 27 northwest natural gas turned off my gas for non payment of 270.00. The night before was below freezing and the next night was the same. I called to first make full payment and second to… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,304 satisfied customers
Installed solar now cost more then befor solar, 5/18/16 my
5/18/16 my total PG&E BILL WAS $228.00 GAS AND ALL.5/18/17 MY ELECTRIC,PLUS GAS,PUS SOLAR RENTAL IS $240.00. … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,066 satisfied customers
I rent a space RV that has a meter, but I'm getting
I rent a space for my RV that has a meter, but I'm getting charged a higher rate than a residential 3rd tier rate. What laws are there regarding a) sub-metering pertaining to if there are regulations … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,749 satisfied customers
My company cancelled our internet service August 2015. I was
My company cancelled our internet service August 2015. I was asked to give a forwarding address so a zeroed out bill could be sent. I did. February 24 of this year I received a forwarded bill from Cen… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,318 satisfied customers
I asked the boat mechanic at the marina where i keep my boat
I asked the boat mechanic at the marina where i keep my boat to inspect the boat this spring. i did not winterize it last fall following brain surgery last aug (2014). i did not authorize repairs as i… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
Long tory shortened, Met ed, my electric service provider
Long tory shortened, Met ed, my electric service provider had sent a notice saying they will discontinue service and require a security deposit unless I paid the bill which was accidently overlooked a… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
I HAD A VOLTAGE SURGE AT MY HOME IN DECEMBER. A PG AND E REPAIRMAN
I HAD A VOLTAGE SURGE AT MY HOME IN DECEMBER. A PG AND E REPAIRMAN CAME OUT ON A DARK NIGHT. CHECKED THINGS OUT AND SAID "THE LINEMEN DID (SOMETHING) WRONG, SAID HE WOULD FIX IT. AFTER 20 OR SO MINUTE… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
Hello! I have a question regarding Consumer Protection Laws
Hello! I have a question regarding Consumer Protection Laws in the State of California. I am an AT&T customer and had a horrendous experience with them last year, resulting in receiving a pretty signi… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,749 satisfied customers
Today, the electric company replaced my meter with a digital
Today, the electric company replaced my meter with a digital one. As soon as they did that, I lost power in my bedrooms and utility room. I called the company. They sent someone who told me that my wi… read more
CounselorJim
CounselorJim
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
360 satisfied customers
I am a Pennsylvania citizen who was a little over two weeks
I am a Pennsylvania citizen who was a little over two weeks late paying a sewage bill this time being I never received an initial bill for this period, though I received a late notice about a week aft… read more
CounselorJim
CounselorJim
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
360 satisfied customers
I am having a dispute with my electric supplier. I found out
I am having a dispute with my electric supplier. I found out yesterday that they have been carrying an account in my name that should have been charged to the tenant who lives at the address where the… read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,754 satisfied customers
The gas company is refusing to give me service even though
The gas company is refusing to give me service even though my payments are current. They told me I could not have service because the California Public Utilities Commission has ordered them to enter m… read more
NA
NA
183 satisfied customers
The Vytorin/Zetia Class Action lawsuit reached a settlement in the New Jersey Federal Cour
The Vytorin/Zetia Class Action lawsuit reached a settlement in the New Jersey Federal Court for $41.5 Million to be distributed to claimants who took the drugs. This amount was to be paid out accordin… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Hello there, Im hoping someone can offer me advice here.
Hello there, I'm hoping someone can offer me advice here. I recently closed my business after being in operation for 3 years and I am trying to tie up loose ends. I instructed the local electric and g… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I am being back billed by our electric company. I was living
I am being back billed by our electric company. I was living in my fathers home to provide care for him, after he was diagnosed w/ bone cancer. After his death, we remained in the home for an addition… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,436 satisfied customers
does global-tel (phone service co used by prisons for inmates
does global-tel (phone service co used by prisons for inmates to call out) have the right to block a number (parent) when $125.00 in 3 month period is spent although charges are paid in full every 30 … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
briefly. i filed an auto theft claim 2 months ago. several
briefly. i filed an auto theft claim 2 months ago. several phone calls never returned, standard answer of investigation still ongoing. had custom upgrade insurance for tires and rims, 8 grand worth. c… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
20,741 satisfied customers
I am in dispute with gas utility since June 2007 when faulty
I am in dispute with gas utility since June 2007 when faulty meter was replaced and a recalculated bill sent through automated system for approximately $2000.00 for 2005-2007was not paid.All reg bills… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

7,125 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,436 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

1,679 satisfied customers

Attorney,17 years experience in consumer protection areas

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

1,227 satisfied customers

16+ yrs. of legal experience.

LADY LAWYER

LADY LAWYER

Lawyer

748 satisfied customers

Consumer Lawyer

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Lawyer

604 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

517 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x