Eric Freedman

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Racketeering case against M-B store fails

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31
A Texas Mercedes-Benz store that stopped selling factory parts to a repair shop whose owner testified against it in a lawsuit has beaten an allegation of civil racketeeri ...

S.C. Nissan store 'acted in bad faith,' state high court says

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26
The South Carolina Supreme Court reinstated a $19,963 judgment against a Nissan store for bad faith in its handling of the financing for a used 2005 Mazda6. ...

Fla. Mitsubishi dealership’s bid for arbitration in retail sales case upheld

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 19
The Florida Court of Appeal has upheld a Mitsubishi dealership’s bid for arbitration in a lawsuit accusing the store of submitting false information in support of a ...

Arbitration decision contrasts fantasy literature and legalese

11:45 am U.S. ET | July 29
An arbitration provision in one deal document applies to other documents signed as part of the same transaction, including the financing agreement, the Maryland Court of ...

BMW settles suit over demo vehicle warranties

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20
BMW of North America has settled a class-action suit on behalf of buyers of more than 104,000 dealership demo vehicles that were sold as new although the vehicles' four-y ...

Michigan Chevy store wins dispute with customer over $10,000 down payment

11:00 am U.S. ET | July 1
A Detroit-area Chevy dealership is entitled to the $10,000 down payment it failed to collect from a vehicle buyer, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. ...

Ford can pursue lawsuit after Explorers wound up in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled Ford can pursue a lawsuit against a fleet customer it claims wrongfully exported vehicles to China and failed to buy enough vehic ...
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