Archive for May 2013

SHOPPERS: A NEW OMBUD RIDES TO YOUR RESCUE!

The appliance you bought at your local store doesn’t work when you get it home, so – You take it back and demand a refund. The store refuses and insists on repairing or replacing it instead. You know enough about your rights in terms of the Consumer Protection Act to insist that you get to…

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WHO WILL RID ME OF THIS LEAKING ROOF?

“If the roof doesn’t leak, the architect hasn’t been creative enough” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Witticisms by modernist architects aside, can you sue the seller when the roof of your new dream house starts leaking shortly after purchase? Roof leaks by their very nature often result from “latent” defects, a latent defect being one that “would…

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