West Headnote of the Day – August 27, 2010

August 27, 2010

West's Key 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
West's Key 29TIII Statutory Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection
West's Key 29TIII(A) In General
West's Key 29Tk133 Nature and Elements
West's Key 29Tk135 Practices Prohibited or Required
West's Key 29Tk135(1) k. In general; unfairness.

268 Municipal CorporationsThe “rascality test,” used to determine which commercial actions, not specifically delineated, are covered by the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), requires the plaintiff to show “that the defendant’s acts attained a level of rascality that would raise an eyebrow of someone inured to the rough and tumble of the world of commerce.”
Beer v. Bennett, 993 A.2d 765 (N.H. 2010)

Suggested by Denise Luke, West Principal Attorney Editor