A Guardian Protection lawsuit may be an option for New Jersey residents who purchased a home alarm system that contained an early termination fee in the company’s service contract. Guardian Protection provides both residential and commercial security and monitoring services in a number of states, including New Jersey. Under New Jersey law, individuals who purchased an alarm system may be able to pursue a claim with the help of a consumer product attorney.
For more information, contact Attorney Group today. Our consultations are free, confidential and without any obligation on your part. We can help answer your questions, and if you choose to pursue a claim we can connect you with an affiliated consumer fraud attorney who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Guardian Protection Services
Founded in 1950, Guardian Protection Services (often referred to as Guardian) is an American company headquartered in Warrendale, Pennsylvania. The company provides security and monitoring services to over 250,000 residential and commercial customers in multiple states across the country. According to the company’s website, Guardian Protection Services is the largest privately-held security company in the United States.
Guardian Protection Services offers a variety of home alarm systems and residential security solutions, including 24/7 professional monitoring, home automation, video surveillance, intrusion monitoring solutions, fire alarm systems, and medical alert systems.
Home security devices offered by Guardian include:
- Security panels
- Video doorbell cameras
- Streaming video recorders
- Indoor and outdoor security cameras with night vision
- Door, window and image sensors
- Motion detectors
- Keyless entry door locks
In addition to home security, Guardian Protection Services can provide home automation devices, including smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, heat detectors, smart thermostats, and medical pendants. Home automation devices can be controlled through the customer’s smartphone, tablet or computer.
Guardian Protection Services Home Security Packages
- Edge Premium – According to the company website, Guardian’s premium package comes with state-of-the-art security devices, video cameras, and home automation.
- Edge Control – Edge Control comes with home security plus basic home automation at an affordable price.
- Edge Essential – Guardian’s essential package is geared toward singles or families on a tight budget who want simple, straightforward home security.
For new homes under construction, Guardian also offers structured wiring, whole house audio, home theater and other new home technology products.
Guardian Early Termination Fee
Guardian’s home security contracts begin as soon as the first payment is made and continue without renewal notice for 60-month renewal terms unless the company receives a cancellation notice in writing from the customer.
An “early termination fee” of $750 may be applied if the customer terminates the agreement during any ten days.
Truth-in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act
New Jersey law prohibits companies from making inaccurate statements about consumers’ rights in contracts and warranties, including terms that assert a consumer cannot cancel their contract without a penalty.
Early termination fees, including the ones imposed by Guardian Protection Services, could be in violation of New Jersey law. Under New Jersey law, Guardian’s terms of service could contain provisions that violate the legal right of the consumer or the responsibility of the seller.
How a Guardian Protection Services Lawyer Can Help
When a company engages in false or misleading advertising of its products, or otherwise commits deceptive trade practices, that company could be liable for any damage that result.
The actions of the defendants could constitute fraud and misrepresentation, breach of warranty, breach of contract as well as violations of various consumer protection laws, including theNew Jersey Truth-in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act and the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
Compensation may be sought for:
- Costs incurred by owners, including loss of value, attributable to any wrongful conduct
- Refund of the purchase price paid for affected services
- Damages related to violations of consumer protection acts
- Attorneys’ fees
Individuals who have purchased a home alarm or monitoring system from Guardian Protection Services may be eligible to pursue damages through a Guardian Protection lawsuit and are encouraged to seek the advice of an experienced consumer fraud attorney to learn more about their rights and remedies.
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