Auto dealer fraud is a type of fraud practiced by some car dealers during the vehicle purchase process. Dealer fraud may be practiced either when advertising a vehicle, or when negotiating the car price, or when helping the buyer chose a financing option etc. Auto dealer fraud occurs mainly after the potential car buyer enters the dealership. It is very easy to press a person into buying a vehicle when he/she is already in the showroom. Most dealers know how to manipulate the situation to get the best car deal. Read more
Consumer class action lawsuit is among the most widespread form of adjudication in the United States. The general purport of a class action lawsuit is to unite people claiming similar injuries or damage from the same largest private or corporate entities. A lawsuit is brought by a lead or representative plaintiff(s) on behalf of all members of the group (class members).
Class actions give people the ability to claim small losses. Attorneys might not be able to protect interests of vehicle owners, who want to sue automaker over a few hundred dollars, whereas the possibility of united monetary award on behalf of class members makes it feasible since it will make sense for a lawyer (or lawyers) to invest his time and money into the case. Read more
Many people purchase their car from the manufacturer in order to be safe and assured that in case of constant problems with the vehicle, the manufacturer will be responsible for fixing them. The car is considered a lemon if it has ongoing problems, which reduces the car’s safety and usability. If the car is still under warranty, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act covers raised issues through fixing them or refunding the price of the car. Read more