I paid A LOT of money for lipodissolve services here ($6800, not including the insane amount of interest through CareCredit the spa also lied about & suckered me into). The 'treatment' was very painful and ultimately did absolutely NOTHING, and then later the Illinois Attorney General filed a lawsuit against them: http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2009_12/20091208.html. I am curious if there is any way I can recuperate the cost of treatment (not to mention the pain & torture I forced myself to endure while trying to get what I supposedly paid for). It still makes me angry when I think about it... That's an awful lot of money to spend to get NOTHING.
Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Your complaints sound a lot like those mentioned in the Attorney General's complaint. You can always bring an individual action against the allegedly responsible parties if you do not want to participate in a class settlement, if the Attorney General someday achieves a class settlement for civil damages. You would need to take some action at some point to exclude yourself from that class settlement. However some of the penalties sought by the Attorney General are payable to the state, not individuals. You should talk to a lawyer at least to see if your own claim has a statute of limitations that may expire.
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Admiralty / Maritime Attorney
You should contact the attorney general's office directly. They will be able to fill you in on your options. Good luck.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Contact the Consumer Protection Bureau at the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
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