Consumer Fraud. Let the seller beware!!!

There is a phrase in Latin that means let the buyer beware, Caveat Emptor. New Jersey has abandoned this principle as it pertains to the Consumer Fraud Act. New Jersey, through the Consumer Fraud Act, has adopted a more ethical approach to sales. It is now the law that a person has the right to rely on representations made by another when dealing with that other person. The Consumer Fraud Act jury instructions specifically hold this to be true. 4.43 Consumer Fraud Act

The seller now has the responsibility to make sure that the representations as to their product are accurate and if they are wrong it is the responsibility of the seller of the goods.

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