Consumer Law Outline
I. DTPA A. Proper Party Plaintiff Consumer 1. an individual, partnership, corp, this state, or subdivision or agency of this state, who seeks to acquire by purchase or lease any goods or services, except does not i
Consumer Law Outline I. Timeline/ Overview A. 1973 Deceptive Trade Practices Act first enacted * serious teeth as first enacted * 4 statutory causes of action in sec. 17.50 1) violation of any of the listed prohibited provisions - started at 17 list
Chapter 3 Deceptive Trade Practices Act Remedies p.247 - 334 Section I. Overview o 3 steps to recovery under the DTPA 1) can recover actual economic damages for any violation of the DTPA + attorney's fees 2) if P can prove violation was "knowingly"
My Consumer Outline There are 4 separate claims under the DTPA 17.50 Violation of laundry list Breach of an express or implied warranty Unconscionable action Violation of Art. 21.21 Insurance Code Only violation of the laundry list and unconscionab
Read and prepare question 2 on page 423 for final exam. Deceptive Trade Practices Act I. Deceptive Trade Practices Act A. 4 Causes of Action (17.50) 1. Specific violation under the act (17.46) list of 24 2. Breach of warranty a. b/c of existence of