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Published by John Marshall Pub. Co. in Houston, Tex .
Written in English



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  • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Texas -- Cases,
  • Actions and defenses -- Texas -- Cases

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard M. Alderman.
LC ClassificationsKFT1430.A7 A43 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination449 p. ;
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2412521M
ISBN 100916081087
LC Control Number87063469

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The Deceptive Trade Practices Act. The primary tool the Office of the Attorney General uses to protect Texas consumers is the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). This law lists many practices that are false, deceptive, or misleading. A guide to the Texas deceptive trade practices act [Emmil Lippe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.   The Texas attorney general Ken Paxton is reportedly investigating Apple for deceptive trade practices. At this point, the nature of the practices being looked into remains unknown. This practice guide is dedicated to litigation brought under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. There is also an updated Desk Book to go along with this title. Note: A newer edition of this title is available electronically. KFT B7. View details in library catalog.

(a) False, misleading, or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce are hereby declared unlawful and are subject to action by the consumer protection division under Sections , , , and of this code.   This introductory page will provide general information about Texas's multi-purpose consumer protection law called the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. The other pages in this guide will talk about specific topics under the broad umbrella of "consumer protection" such as warranties, debt collection, credit reports, and more. Texas Penal Code § Deceptive Business Practices. Search Texas Statutes. “ Business ” includes trade and commerce and advertising, of business he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence commits one or more of the following deceptive business practices: (1) using, selling, or possessing for use or.   Texas’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act is a collection of statutes meant “to protect consumers against false, misleading, and deceptive business practices, unconscionable actions, and breaches of warranty.” Tex. Bus. & Comm. Code § (a).

Sec. PURPOSE. The purpose of this chapter is to regulate trade practices in the business of insurance by: (1) defining or providing for the determination of trade practices in this state that are unfair methods of competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices; and (2) prohibiting those trade practices. Professor Alderman is the author of more than twenty books and numerous articles. His most recent publications include “Consumer Credit and the Law,” and “Consumer Protection and the Law," published by Thomson/West, "The Lawyers Guide to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act," published by Lexis Law Publishing and "Texas Consumer Law: Cases. Book Descriptions: This all-inclusive guide contains a wealth of information you'll need to practice successfully in this area of law. Annual updates ensure that The Lawyer's Guide to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act is the most up-to-date compilation of research on this subject. Recent decisions emphasize the wide range of remedies available under the Act, including the award of. The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act Consumer Protection Act, or "DTPA" as it is commonly known was enacted in for the purpose of providing special protection to consumers in Texas who are victims of four types of conduct 1) false, misleading or deceptive acts, (2) breaches of express or implied warranties, (3) unconscionable actions or courses of action, and (4) violation of the.