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Employment law and auto dealerships

There are many different reasons why auto dealers may find themselves in a difficult position, legally speaking. For example, litigation involving another car dealer may arise or a dealership may struggle with difficult clients. However, employment law issues can be especially tricky and take many different forms. If you own an auto dealership, or if you work for a car dealership, it is important to understand which types of behavior violate the rights of employees and ensure that the appropriate steps are taken in the event that such violations take place. In Irvine, and across the rest of California, these disputes can have a very damaging impact on dealerships of all sizes.

Car Dealers Beware: Failure to Settle Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act Claims Quickly Can Result in Liability for Huge Legal Fees

A recent Court of Appeals decision, Goglin v. BMW of North America, LLC, et al. reveals the risk to the dealer of failing to quickly settle a consumer demand for restitution under the Song-Beverly Act. BMW and the dealer recently lost an appeal of an award of over $185,000 in attorney fees following settlement of a consumer claim.

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