Tuesday, March 28, 2006

consumer protection law - telemarketing act - discount prescription plan - misleading claim of govt. affiliation

Cmwlth. ex rel. Attorney General v. Peoples Benefit Services, Inc. - Cmwlth. Court - 03-28-06


Defendant's motion to dismiss refused in consumer protection case brought by state attorney general under the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, 73 P.S. 201-1 et seq. The AG's complaint alleged generally that PBS "engaged in unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices by marketing in ways that could confuse or mislead consumers into believing that PBS and/or its good and services are government related..."