Officers And Employees of Home Improvement Contractors Face Personal Liability For Consumer Fraud Violations

Eric Probst authored an alert on a recent decision from the New Jersey Supreme Court that broadens the scope of liability under the New Jersey  Consumer Fraud Act — New Jersey Supreme Court: Officers and Employees of Home Improvement Contracting Business Can Be Personally Liable For Consumer Fraud Violations.  As the title suggests, employees and officers of home improvement contractors may now face liability under the Consumer Fraud Act, which is one of the most severe consumer protection statutes in the nation and permits the recovery of treble damages and attorneys' fees for successful plaintiffs. 

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