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Jones v. Star Credit Corp.
Citation:59 Misc.2d 189, 298 N.Y.S.2d 264
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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The Joneses (plaintiffs), who were welfare recipients, agreed to purchase a home freezer unit for $900. But with the additional credit charges, insurance, and sales tax, the purchase price for the unit totaled $1,234.80. The maximum retail value of the unit, however, was approximately $300. The Joneses, who had already paid $619.88 toward their purchase, sued Star Credit Corporation (“Star”) (defendant). By the time of the lawsuit, the total purchase price of the unit, including the credit charges, rose to $1,439.69.
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