Plaintiffs’ lawyers in New Jersey have filed plenty of suits based on the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act of late, but a federal judge in Newark has ruled that the 35-year-old statute does not provide relief in cases of language omitted from a contract.

U.S. District Judge William Walls dismissed a suit against appliance retailer P.C. Richard & Son by a consumer who claimed the company failed to disclose a seller’s obligations in case the delivery of furniture is delayed.

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