NEW ORLEANS – A consumer claims a Coachman recreation vehicle he purchased contained defects and is seeking rescission of the sales contract.

David E. Lee filed a complaint on March 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Forest River Inc., General Motors LLC, Dixie Motors LLC and Bank of America NA alleging that they violated the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, negligent repair and other counts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 14, 2013, he purchased a new 2014 Coachman Leprechaun for more than $200,000. Since purchase, plaintiff alleges he experienced numerous defects with the vehicle, such defects substantially impaired its use, value and safety. The plaintiff holds Forest River Inc., General Motors LLC, Dixie Motors LLC and Bank of America NA responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to repair the vehicle in a good and workmanlike manner so as to bring it into conformity with the warranties.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks the remedy of rescission of the sales contract, returning of the purchase price and incidental and consequential damages, award for diminution in value, litigation expenses and all other relief the court deems appropriate. He is represented by Richard C. Dalton of Richard C. Dalton LLC in Mandeville.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-02103

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