Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Ohio AG Goes After Optical Shop
"Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against two companies that operate Stanton Optical, which has three stores in Ohio, including one in Toledo. The lawsuit charges the businesses with multiple violations of Ohio’s consumer laws," says NorthwestOhio.com. "Stanton Optical sells eyeglasses, contact lenses, accessories, and eye exams, which are performed by third-party optometrists....According to the Attorney General’s Office, 78 Ohio consumers have filed complaints about the business with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the Better Business Bureau, or the Federal Trade Commission. Consumers have reported a variety of issues in their complaints. For example, consumers said they waited months to receive their glasses after paying for them, received glasses with incorrect prescriptions, or did not receive refunds they were owed." Read more.