Wheelchair and Assistive Device Lemon Law
Wheelchair and Assistive Device Lemon Laws cover a wide
range of assistive living devices. Know the law and know your rights.
Get Free Lemon Law Help if your wheelchair or assistive device turns
out to be a Lemon.
today’s society, many of us are dependent on the use of motor vehicles
to function in our daily lives. When they malfunction and break
down, everything in your life can be thrown off balance and leave you feeling
If you are a person with a disability who depends on an assistive
device just to be able to perform the basic functions of life such
as reading, walking, and listening, a malfunctioning assistive
device can literally stop your life and seriously diminish your quality
Some of these motorized wheelchairs and assitive devices are going to break down from time
to time. Given the tremendous importance of these devices in the
lives of their users, a dealer or manufacturer is expected to fix
a defective or malfunctioning device within a reasonable number of attempts.
When it's in the shop too long, or when it doesn't get fixed in time, a
person with a disability has many more legal rights according
to the Assistive Device Lemon Law than you may think!
Just as a
consumer is often entitled to a “loaner” vehicle when
their new car breaks down, the Assistive Device Lemon Law dictates
that the consumer of an assistive device can be entitled to a free “loaner” device
when the defect affects the use, safety or value of their device.
Many states now have a Assistive Device Lemon Law in place. To
find out more about your state's Assistive Device Lemon Law, click