New York General Business Law Section 609 - Private right of action.

609. Private right of action. 1. Any consumer bailor damaged by an unlawful detention of his goods or any other violation of this article may bring an action for recovery of damages and the return of his goods. Judgment may be entered in an amount not to exceed three times the actual damages plus reasonable attorneys fees.

2. Nothing in this article shall be construed so as to nullify or impair any right or rights which a buyer may have against a seller at common law, by statute or otherwise.

Last modified: February 3, 2019