FSC litigation support
in state courts has primarily involved consumer protection claims. In
recent years, FSC has been retained to provide expert economic testimony:
support of separate wrongful death and personal injury actions
brought against a utility after a fire caused by an unlawful service
disconnection caused the death of a young boy and the substantial disfigurement
In support of a state unlawful trade practices challenge
in Vermont brought against a mobile home park owner who tied the rental
of mobile home lots to the purchase of new mobile homes from the park
support of an unfair and deceptive acts and practices (UDAP)
challenge to a exorbitantly high "transfer fee" imposed on the residents
of an Illinois mobile home park who sought to sell their home in-place,
when the fee was unrelated to any services rendered.
support of state consumer protection claims in Ohio against
two lenders who routinely engaged in "loan flipping" credit practices.