The New Jersey Law Journal published the op-ed below by NJCJI President Marcus Rayner.


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Michael Booth’s Oct. 29 New Jersey Law Journal article, “Bill Would Nix Counsel Fees for Minor Consumer Fraud Claims,” opponents of the effort to reform the state’s consumer law are twice quoted as saying consumers would suffer because competent attorneys will not take these cases if fee shifting is limited to serious offenses. Rather than advancing their argument, these comments highlight their proponents’ true concern-loss of a lucrative business model, not justice.

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