Empowering Consumers: Why World Consumer Rights Day Matters

World Consumer Rights Day

Every year on March 15th, the world celebrates World Consumer Rights Day. This day serves as a reminder of the rights and protections consumers deserve in the marketplace. Here at Matern Law Group, we understand the importance of empowered consumers, effective consumer protection laws, and the promotion of fair and ethical business practices. What is […]

How Does Greenwashing Affect Consumers?

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How does greenwashing affect consumers? As consumers, we are bombarded with marketing messages on a daily basis, many of which promise to deliver environmental benefits. From eco-friendly cleaning products to energy-efficient appliances, companies are increasingly using “green” messaging to appeal to consumers who are looking to make more sustainable choices. However, not all of these […]

Consumer Protection: What You Need To Know

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Every customer deserves the freedom to make an informed decision. Some businesses try to take away this fundamental consumer right. They engage in deceptive business practices by lying or making misleading claims about their products. Fortunately, California has powerful consumer protection laws to punish businesses that use unfair or deceptive tactics. What Are Consumer Protection […]

Class Action Challenges Vivint Solar Termination Fees

SunRun Vivint Solar Deceptive Marketing Class Action Lawsuit

A judge recently ruled in favor of a group of California residents who were affected by a residential power purchase agreement with Vivint Solar. One person named Gerrie Dekker filed a lawsuit claiming that the contract was unfair and included illegal fees. The lawsuit seeks to stop Vivint Solar from continuing these practices and to […]

California Law on Gift Cards and Gift Certificates

California Law on Gift Cards and Gift Certificates

Purchasing gifts for others is no easy task. Gift shoppers can spend hours, days, or even weeks brainstorming the perfect gift for someone based on their interests, hobbies, or needs often to no avail. Gift cards are the solution. All busy or anxious gift shoppers know the benefits of gift cards. They provide an effortless […]