Consumer Resources

Consumer Resources

The 9News Alert Team has compiled a comprehensive list of resources to help answer any of your consumer questions. Like is my doctor licensed? Can my landlord kick me out of my lease? Where is a good place to get credit score?

AIRLINE COMPLAINTS

Always contact the airline first. If the carrier fails to resolve your issue, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation takes complaints. Click the link:

ATTORNEYS

Many lawyers are specialized. The Louisiana Bar Association can help you choose the right attorney, click the link to learn more:

Find a lawyer

CAR BUYING

Take the guesswork out of buying a car in Louisiana.

CAR RECALLS

Search for any open recalls on your car by searching the VIN on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

Search your car

CONSUMER DISPUTES

The Louisiana State Attorney General's office acts on behalf of consumers when a business is operating unfairly or deceptively.

CREDIT REPORTS

You can get a free credit report once a year, but only from this one industry-backed website.

Check your report

CREDIT SCORES

If you didn't know you have at least three credit scores, but your credit report is likely more important than the number.

FAQ

DOCTORS

Verify that your physician is licensed. If you have a complaint, notify the state.

HEALTH STANDARDS

You can file a complaint or grievance with the Louisiana Department of Health against licensed health care providers if you have an issue

INSURANCE FRAUD

Louisiana insurance agents must hold a valid license issued by the state. Penalties can be levied for fraud.

LANDLORD/TENANT & EVICTIONS

A Guide to Louisiana Landlord & Tenant Laws

LEMON LAW

Buying a new care can be a hassle, if you happen to buy a lemon. Get everything you need to know.

Louisiana Lemon Law Guide

LOTTERY SCAMS

Criminals often use the lure of the lottery to carry out scams. Beware.