Litigation affecting businesses arises for many reasons, but some cases can be particularly complex to work through, such as those which involve deceptive trade practices. If you are a business owner and your company has been accused of deceptive trade practices, you may have no idea where to turn. However, there is much at stake and the outcome of the case could have a major impact on your California business’ future. From issues related to advertising to allegations that second-hand products were being sold as if they were new, there are many reasons why these accusations surface and it is essential to be prepared.
A business may be accused of deceptive trade practices for many reasons. On the one hand, a business owner may have unknowingly misled the public or carried out a deceptive trade practice due to inexperience or a lack of familiarity with the law. On the other hand, a business could be falsely accused of deceptive trade practices by one of their competitors or a person who holds a grudge against the company.
It is essential to bear in mind that the outcome of a lawsuit involving deceptive trade practice allegations can have a negative impact on a company extending far beyond financial penalties. In fact, reputations can be irreversibly damaged and key relationships may be lost due to the case as well.
We understand the different pressures you may be facing as a business owner and know how important it is for you to focus on managing the company rather than the rules and regulations imposed by law. Thus, it’s important to have a qualified attorney on your team to help you defend against allegations of deceptive trade practices.