Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC ("JWK") won a trial today in Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County, against a window installation company, called AGM Windows & Siding, LLC ("AGM"), on behalf of a consumer who received a form home improvement contract that violated New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1, et seq. (“CFA”); Home Improvement Practices Regulations ("HIP"), N.J.A.C. 13:45A-16.2 et seq.; Home Improvement Contractor Registration Rules ("HICR") 13:45A-17.1 et seq.; and the Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq. (“TCCWNA”).
In finding that AGM violated the CFA, HIP, HICR and TCCWNA, the Court awarded statutory monetary damages and, separately, reasonable attorney fees and costs to be determined by the Court. In addition, testimony elicited at trial confirmed that this lawsuit caused AGM to change its home improvement contract.
The case is Lin v AGM Windows & Siding, LLC, MRS-L-659-16. Joseph K. Jones and Benjamin J. Wolf were trial counsel.
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