The Austin civil trial lawyers at Thomas Williams McConnell PLLC have extensive experience with litigation involving consumer law. A number of laws provide protection for consumers against unscrupulous businesses. These laws help level the playing field and give consumers a remedy when they are taken advantage of or find themselves on the wrong side of a one-sided transaction.
In Texas, laws designed to help protect consumers include the following, among others:
In addition, common law rights and remedies may offer protection to consumers.
When you’ve been wronged by a fraudulent or unscrupulous business, the attorneys at Thomas Williams McConnell PLLC have the knowledge and experience to fight for your rights in the court of law. Contact the firm today to schedule your free consultation.
One area of consumer scams involves investments or securities. In good economic times and bad, there are always con artists out there trying to take your money by promising you unbeatable returns with little or no risk. Often the victims of these scams know the perpetrator from the local community — from church, work, or their kids’ school. These unscrupulous individuals leverage the trust that are placed in them in order to secure investment dollars with little to back up their promises. When it comes time to return the money or pay the promised profit to investors, they come up with a list of excuses and reasons for delay, but the money never arrives. Or if some money is returned, it’s possible they merely used money from new investors to pay the old investors — the classic Ponzi scheme.
If you believe you may be involved in an investment scam, contact the attorneys at Thomas Williams McConnell PLLC today for a free consultation. Our attorneys have experience fighting to claw back investor funds from fraudulent con artists and unscrupulous salespeople and is ready to discuss your legal options.
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