Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices

Florida law provides that unfair methods of competition, unconscionable acts or practices, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce are unlawful, and it allows a consumer (broadly defined to include individuals, partnerships, and businesses) to file a lawsuit against any business or entity which violates the act.

Mr. Schindeler has provided effective representation for Plaintiffs as well as Defendants when an issue regarding the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA) has arisen.

“Unfair methods of competition, unconscionable acts or practices, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce are unlawful.”


In light of the broad scope of this law, it can be an effective tool in a client’s arsenal when seeking to pursue a claim against another business. On the other hand, businesses must be careful in order to avoid possible violations of the act. The Law Office of Vincent E. Schindeler, P.A. can help your business avoid the harsh provisions of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. Or, if you feel that a company with which you have a business relationship may have violated the act, the Law Office of Vincent E. Schindeler, P.A. can assist you in pursuing a FDUTPA claim against an offending business.

If you would like to discuss the provisions of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act more fully, and you reside in Broward, Miami-Dade, or Fort Lauderdale County, please call the Law Office of Vincent E. Schindeler, P.A. at (954) 522-8686.