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Consumer Warranty Law: Lemon Laws, Magnuson-Moss, UCC, Manufactured Home, and Other Warranty Statutes

Carolyn L. Carter, Jon W. Van Alst, Jonathan Sheldon ; contributing authors: Elizabeth De Armond
Format
Book
Published
Boston, MA : National Consumer Law Center, [2015]
Edition
Fifth edition
Language
English
Series
The Consumer Credit and Sales Legal Practice Series
Consumer Credit and Sales Legal Practice Series
ISBN
9781602481619, 160248161X, 9780943116105, 0943116104
Contents
  • Introductory materials
  • The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • Express warranties
  • Implied warranties
  • Fourteen ways to defeat warranty disclaimers
  • Avoiding vertical and horizontal privity requirements
  • Establishing breach of warranty: notice, standards, proof, and defenses
  • UCC self-help remedies: cancellation of the sale; deducting damages from the outstanding balance
  • Ten ways to avoid contractual limitations on remedies
  • UCC damages
  • Deception, unfairness, unconscionability, lack of good faith, and fraud
  • Negligence and strict liability in tort
  • Litigating warranty cases
  • New vehicles and motor homes: lemon laws, other remedies
  • Used cars
  • Wheelchairs and other assistive devices
  • Manufactured home sales
  • New home sales
  • Automobile repair, home improvements, and other services
  • Service contracts, extended warranties, and mechanical breakdown insurance
  • Leases
  • Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act rules and interpretations
  • National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act
  • FTC Used Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule
  • Uniform Commercial Code warranty provisions
  • State-by-state analysis of new car lemon laws
  • State-by-state analysis of service contract laws and regulations
  • State-by-state analysis of new home and condominium warranty laws
  • Sample notices of rejection, revocation, or deduction of damages
  • Sample Pleadings
  • Useful warranty law websites.
Description
xli, 966 pages : forms ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • Name misspelled on title-page: Jon W. Van Alst; correctly spelled, page [iii], About the authors: John W. Van Alst.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Forms
Updates and full-text also available online at NCLC Digital Library: www.nclc.org/library (access details outlined, page [vii] of text)
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