325F.63 REMEDIES; PENALTIES.
Subdivision 1. Return of goods to customer.
A violation of section
the customer to the return of the repaired motor vehicle or appliance without payment of the
unauthorized or excess charges, or to consequential damages, reasonable attorney's fees as
determined by the court, and punitive damages not to exceed three times the total charges.
Acceptance by the shop of the amount offered by the customer shall not be an admission that the
amount offered is the true and correct amount owing and payable.
Subd. 2. Failure to return parts.
If a shop refuses return of a customer's replaced parts in
violation of section
325F.62, subdivision 1
despite a timely request, the shop shall be liable
for the reasonable value of the parts.
Subd. 3. Violation as fraud, misrepresentation, or deceptive practice.
shall be deemed a violation of section
325F.69, subdivision 1
and the provisions of section
, shall apply.
Subd. 4. Remedies cumulative.
The remedies of this section are to be construed as
cumulative in addition to those provided by the common law and other statutes of this state.
History: 1978 c 710 s 8