Articles on Consumer Fraud Act

New law intends to create transparency for women consumers By Maxine Weiss Kunz Women and the Law, January 2018 As of January 1, 2018, the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act has been amended again, this time with the intent to protect women from being charged more for certain services than men.
Northern District expansively construes Consumer Fraud Act to cover B-2-B setting in health insurance contract dispute By Paul B. Porvaznik Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, January 2014 In GoHealth, LLC v. Zoom Health, Inc., the Northern District provides a detailed summary of the necessary Illinois pleading elements of some signature business torts in a diversity contract dispute involving the sale of insurance products.
Bad-Faith Requirement for Fee Shifting in the Consumer Fraud Act: Krautsack v. Anderson By Allen S. Goldberg & W. Dan Lee Civil Practice and Procedure, September 2007 The Supreme Court of Illinois in Krautsack v. Anderson recently held that fee awards to a prevailing defendant under section 10a(c) of the Act should be granted “only if the trial court makes a threshold finding that the plaintiff acted in bad faith.”

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