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Vehicle Disputes

Please note: This page is currently being revised and expanded. In the meantime, please review Mr. Grumet's attorney profile at Avvo.com.

While Mr. Grumet has always handled vehicle dispute related cases periodically over the course of his career, within the last five years or so he has begun focusing more of his practice on disputes pertaining to new and used vehicle purchase and warranty disputes. This includes disputes about the condition [and advertising/misrepresentations about same] of used vehicles, new vehicle sale disclosures and contracts, extended warranty coverage claim disputes and other issues pertaining to just about any aspect of vehicle purchase/sale transactions and warranties, etc.

Another issue Mr. Grumet has been seeing and litigating a lot lately are motor vehicle title problems - in particular, breach of the warranty of title, sales of stolen or vehicles or vehicles with defective titles. For example as of late 2014, Mr. Grumet has been involved in complex litigation in federal court pertaining to an expensive ($90,000+ total purchase/financed price) vehicle that was sold to his client by a used car dealership, which was later determined to have been reported as stolen. This led to police arresting his client and seizing the vehicle - without it ever being returned to the client (for over a year no one could give the client any information about the vehicle's location).

Obviously this was very distressing for the client - who had paid almost $40,000 down and was still paying substantial monthly payments on a vehicle that he could no longer use - and after unsuccessfully trying to resolve the matter with the dealer, he eventually retainer Mr. Grumet, who assisted the client with filing suit against the dealership and the finance company (who is liable under the FTC Holder in Due Course rule as well as contractually). The defendants have fought the case vigorously - despite the clear evidence showing that there was a breach of the warranty of title, among other things, as a result of the sale of a vehicle reported as stolen - and the dealership has filed a Third-Party Complaint (sued) against BMW Finance, the original seller of the vehicle, which has made the case even more convoluted.

Before contacting Mr. Grumet about Lemon Law issues or questions, please read the related information elsewhere on our site and at the websites listed on the Lemon Law resources page (some links may be outdated as of November 2014).


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