Yes, this is a simple matter of contract law. If the buyer puts down money and everyone signs a contract, then the contract controls the transaction. So, without knowing what the purchase agreements said (Did they contain weasel-wording that allows this?) or what state each instance is happening in, the answer is -… » 11/24/14 1:34pm Monday 1:34pm

Been Ripped Off? Breach Of Warranty Is A Better Claim Than Fraud

You see an ad online that says "1965 Mustang, original owner, amazing condition, runs great. $1,000." The price is so good, you buy it sight-unseen. When it arrives you find out it is a 1966, has been owned by a dozen people, is in bad shape, and runs poorly. From a legal standpoint, what is your best option? » 11/18/14 1:30pm 11/18/14 1:30pm

The articles I saw never mentioned "repairs" to the Chryslers but reconditioning and so on. The insinuation is that they were not damaged but simply needed cleaning up. And Lake Superior is fresh water (in a cold environment) while the Mazdas were in a warm saltwater environment. That might have played a role as well. » 11/14/14 1:59pm 11/14/14 1:59pm

When A Dealer Sells You A Stolen Car

My client bought a late model used car from a dealer in Metro Detroit. A few days later, the police showed up at his house and towed it away. They told him the dealer had sold him a stolen car. He contacted the dealer and they told him, "Tough luck." Someone had ripped them off by selling it to them so they said they… » 11/10/14 1:02pm 11/10/14 1:02pm