Breach of Warranty
One of the most frustrating things for a consumer is making a purchase with your hard-earned money and then have to bring the product or vehicle back for repeated repairs or replacement. Attorney Casey Starling understands that when you make a major purchase, you expect the product or vehicle to meet certain quality, performance, and standards. Federal law protects consumers against product defects and if you’ve had repeated issues with an appliance or vehicle purchase, and have not received a refund or replacement, you may be able entitled to take legal action.
The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act And How It Protects You.
The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, a United States federal law enacted in 1975. The federal statute governs warranties on consumer goods and protects consumers who have purchased defective products. The federal law protects consumers who have purchased a mechanical consumer product that has a retail cost of at least $10 and includes a written warranty. The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act provides consumers with detailed information on the contents of the warranty, allowing them to make an informed choice when purchasing their product.
What are Consumer Products And What Is Covered By The Magnuson Moss Warranty Act?
“Consumer products” are products normally used for personal, family, or household purposes, including items attached to or installed on real property. Products include, new and certified pre-owned vehicles and major appliances such as:
- Air Conditioning Unit
- Washers & Dryers
- Stoves & Ovens
- HVAC Systems
- Cars – Trucks
- Mobile Homes
What Constitutes A Breach Of Warranty Lawsuit?
Breach of warranty refers to the failure of a seller to fulfill the terms of a promise, claim, or representation made concerning the quality or type of the product. The law assumes that a seller gives certain warranties concerning goods that are sold and that he or she must stand behind these assertions.