Articles Tagged with DTPA Chapter 17


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With car repairs, how do you know if any law has been broken?  It’s not as difficult as one might think.  Auto repair is just another type of service.  Auto repair in Texas is subject to the Texas Business and Commerce Code, Title 2 (Competition and Trade Practices), Chapter 17 (Deceptive Trade Practices) also referred to as the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, or “DTPA.”  Among other things, under Section 17.46 (Deceptive Trade Practices Unlawful), it is unlawful to “knowingly make false or misleading statements of fact concerning the need for parts, replacement, or repair service.” Continue reading

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