Retail Law

Legally Speaking: Protecting consumers and maintaining your customer base

Thomas Clement MRA General Counsel

By TOM CLEMENT, MRA General Counsel

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. The sun emerges, warm weather activities are on the horizon and the feeling of a fresh start generates a positive and optimistic attitude.

Preventing sales lawsuits

Many states, including Michigan, have laws that award a salesperson twice the amount of the actual commission, along with attorney fees and litigation costs, if the salesperson wins a lawsuit over commissions.