What Types of Consumer Protection Cases Does Tollefsen Law Office Take?
TLO cannot take even a fraction of the cases offered to it. Most are under $10,000 and rarely justify the legal expense. It often takes an hour or more to evaluate the case to see if the law was broken. The consumer then wants the lawyer to take the case on a contingency fee basis. Even though the law allows attorney fees, judges rarely allow full recovery of the lawyer’s time. So the lawyer must work on the case for a year or more and then accept a reduced fee. Consumer Protection cases rarely make business sense for law firms. Unless it is an hourly fee case or a class action, TLO rarely takes consumer protection cases. The information on our website is to give callers a place to start investigation of their rights. Even so some consumers are incensed and want justice. TLO does not have the free time to address all the telephone calls and email.