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When a word in a contract could have multiple meanings

Sometimes, after two parties have formed a business contract, they get into a dispute over what each of them is required or allowed to do under the contract. Sometimes, such disputes center on what exactly a given word or set of words in the contract means in the context of the contract. This can happen when the word or words in question could have multiple prevailing meanings.

Consequences of being found to have committed deceptive trade practices

Louisiana has many laws aimed at protecting consumers. Among these laws are the state's deceptive trade practices laws. These laws identify different sorts of practices that are deemed to be deceptive to consumers and they prohibit businesses from engaging in these practices.

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