Louisiana Deceptive Trade Practices Laws
|Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act Adopted||Yes (51:1401-1418) Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law|
|False Advertising Forbidden||Yes advertisements, untrue or misleading, prohibited. (51:411)|
|Who May Bring Suit||Attorney general (§51:1404); individual who has suffered ascertainable loss (§51:1409)|
|Remedies Available||Actual damages, and if willful, violator must pay treble damages plus attorneys fees and costs; injunctive relief (§51:407); additional relief as necessary to compensate (§§51:1408, 51:1409)|
|Auto Odometer Tampering Forbidden||Yes; misdemeanor with fine up to $500 and/or up to 90 days prison (32 §726.1)|
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