Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Consumer Law

Toxic Substances Control Act Reform

US Senate and House of Representatives have come to agreement on legislation on the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that will revamp the laws overseeing toxic chemicals, and allowing around 64,000 chemicals to be regulated for the first time.  As a law firm handling products liability cases and representing people afflicted with asbestos, tobacco […]

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Consumer Law Covers Range of Issues

Consumer law covers a range of issues such as unfair and deceptive trade practices, product liability, breach of warranty, harassment from debt collectors, and new car lemons. These are just a few areas we represent consumers and resolve in our consumer law practice. Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices Unfair and deceptive trade practices is a […]

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Is Your Car a Lemon?

Florida’s Lemon Law, also known as the Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act, applies to new or demonstrator motor vehicles – used by dealerships for customers to test drive – that are purchased or leased in Florida. It does not apply to used motor vehicles or other vehicles such as off-road vehicles, trucks with gross weights of […]

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Forced Arbitration: The Consumer’s Menace

Most consumers are unaware of arbitration clauses that are buried in agreements or contracts that they must enter into with entities such as a cell phone company, a bank, a cable company, an internet service provider, a gym, or even when they go to a doctor or hospital or take a new job. These clauses […]

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Why You Might Not Want to Use a Debit Card

A Debit Card has become a popular alternative to credit cards with consumers because they only allow you to spend what you have in your checking account. However, its use poses some dangers that make it inferior to credit cards for several reasons that you may not be aware of. You have fewer consumer protections […]

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New Rule: All Vehicles Must Have Backup Camera By May 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) announced its new rule that by May 1, 2018, all new motor vehicles, including buses and trucks, weighing less than 10,000 pounds must have rear visibility technology that expands the driver’s field of view, backup cameras. The purpose of this new rule is safety enhancement, intended to significantly […]

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