Eric Freedman

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Judge: Fla. DMV should handle challenge to new BMW point

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25
The owner of two BMW dealerships in South Florida can't bypass the state administrative process and go directly to court to challenge a proposed new point, a federal judg ...

Court revives suit arguing certain service contracts violate N.J. law

11:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6
A federal appeals court has revived a proposed class-action suit alleging that a service contract violates New Jersey law because it denies consumers the right to collect ...

Judge refuses to toss odometer fraud suit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4
The individual who submitted an allegedly false mileage statement when he sold a 2011 Ford F-350 to a vehicle auction firm must defend an odometer, fraud and misrepresent ...

Nissan store wins arbitration bid

11:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23
The California Court of Appeal has rebuffed a car buyer's proposed class-action suit against a Nissan store in Sunnyvale and ordered the case to arbitration. ...

Doc fee cases costly to 2 stores

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30
Two dealerships in separate states have received costly legal lessons on what not to do when charging customers document fees. ...

Judge grants N.J. store arbitration in suit alleging bait and switch

11:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18
According to court documents in a dissatisfied customer’s lawsuit over a used-vehicle purchase, a federal judge in Philadelphia ruled the arbitration agreements she ...
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