Fraud in the Sales Department – A Case Study

By |2019-05-31T09:28:54-07:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Dealership, Fraud claim|Tags: , , |

Published May 23, 2019, Dealer's Voice - Operating an automobile dealership requires risk management and delegation. Dealer principals must delegate to ensure the daily functioning of the dealership and to meet sales expectations. However, delegating duties creates risks that principals must understand and manage to ensure the dealership complies with state, federal, factory, and other administrative [...]

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The Devil is in the Details

By |2019-05-29T16:27:16-07:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Dealership|Tags: , , , , , |

Published May 23, 2019 Dealer's Voice - The labyrinth of wage and hour compliance in California just got another twist. In Troester v. Starbucks Corporation, Case No. S234969, the California Supreme Court, in answering a certified question from the United States Circuit Court for the 9th Circuit regarding the so called de minimis rule under the [...]

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Express Warranty via Text?

By |2019-05-29T16:35:31-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Dealership, Fraud claim, Warranty|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - Car sellers frequently disclaim all warranties for used cars. Disclaimers are simple, but dealerships sometimes forget that employees can use language that constitutes an express warranty that cannot be disclaimed. Silverstar Automotive, Inc. wanted to sell a used 2007 Ferrari F430. Silverstar hired Boardwalk Ferrari to conduct an inspection [...]

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