Q. What are Lemon Laws?

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A lemon law is, “a statute designed to protect a consumer who buys any product of inferior quality.” Black's Law Dictionary [(11th ed 2019 lemon law]

New York’s lemon laws govern:

  • Dogs and Cats General Business Law § 751; Agriculture and Markets Law § 400 et seq
  • Farm Equipment Business Law § 697 et seq
  • Motor Homes General Business Law Warranties § 198-a
  • Motor Vehicles General Business Law § 198-a; General Business Law § 198-
  • Wheel Chairs General Business Law §  670

The New York State Attorney General’s General Bureau of Consumer Frauds & Protection Resource Center publishes brochures explaining lemon laws and its arbitration program.

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