Spring Valley, OH asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Ohio

Q: I was sold and signed a contract for a year newer trailer than It really is. What do I do?

Signed the Contract for a 2021, received a 2020

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Mark Martin Turner
Mark Martin Turner
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If you were sold a trailer that the seller claimed was a 2021 model but was, in fact, a 2020 model, the seller has violated the Consumer Sales Practices Act, (CSPA) ORC 1345.02 (B) (2) among other sections of that act. You have a legal claim against the seller, especially if this representation is in writing. I recommend you speak with an attorney. The penalties for violating the CSPA are three times your actual damages plus the payment by the violator for the consumer's attorney fees.

Nicholas P. Weiss agrees with this answer

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