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Assistive Device State Lemon Laws

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Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes 44 - 1351

Summary of the Law:

Who & What is covered:

Arizona’s statute covers any consumer who acquires by purchase, lease, transfer, or right to enforce a warranty a wheelchair or a new assistive device or one that is still under warranty.

Consumer Remedies:

Under the statute, if a wheelchair or an assistive device is in for repair 2 or more times for the same defect or is out of service for 30 days or more within the warranty period the consumer has the option of getting a replacement device or a refund of the price paid.

Resale of "lemon" assistive devices:

Any wheelchair or assistive device which is repurchased by the manufacturer because it is a "lemon" under this statute cannot be resold in Arizona without full disclosure to the consumer.

Details of the Law:

Devices Covered: any device used to assist an individual with a disability in connection with a major life activity

Persons Covered: purchaser, lessor, transferee, anyone entitled to enforce warranty

Period Covered: 1 year

Disclosure Requirements: Lemon Law rights notice at date of sale

Required Consumer Notice: written notice to manufacturer

Repair Requirements: 2 repair attempts on same defect or 30 days out of service

Affirmative Defenses: intervening cause was an accident, abuse, neglect, unauthorized modification or alteration

Replace or refund: replace or refund minus setoff for use

Other reimbursement: collateral costs

Other remedies: not applicable

Informal dispute resolution: not applicable

Resale of Lemon: only with full disclosure

Links to State Info:

Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind
Center for Disability Law - Self Advocacy Guides
Dr. Boone Voice Therapy, Tucson
Special Education Advocate, Linda Dannemiller

 

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