Lemon Law

What is Redhibition?

Redhibition is unique to Louisiana. Under Louisiana “redhibition” laws a seller warrants to you that the vehicle is free from defects and vices. A defect is redhibitory when it renders the vehicle useless or so inconvenient that you would not have purchased the vehicle had you know of the defect at the time of sale.

What damages can I recover under “Redhibition”?

Depending upon the nature and the severity of the defect, you may be entitled to: Rescission of the sale, which would include the purchase price, interest and costs to maintain the vehicle; or Reduction of purchase price which is the difference in the amount you paid for the vehicle and what a reasonable person would [...]