There are many ways car dealers use illegal practices to hurt consumers when they purchase a vehicle - from car financing scams and lemon laundering to lying about the vehicle and hiding damage or defects.
Contact us to learn about your rights and options if you think you’ve been scammed by a bad car dealership.
Cars are one of the most expensive and important purchases made by consumers. Cars are also consistently one of the top purchases that results in consumer complaints. Auto dealer fraud is one of the most common types of fraud lawsuits brought by consumers.
The car buying process can be complicated, negotiations can be challenging, and back office conversations can be confusing. Even the most prepared consumer can find themselves at a disadvantage and end up with a bad deal when facing a car salesperson who is well-versed in auto sales and financing scams.
When up against a dishonest dealer, consumers often face a variety of illegal tactics. Car dealerships make money selling cars. The more cars they sell and the more you pay, then the more they earn. Too often bad dealers engage in auto fraud or deceptive practices to close the sale and get you to buy expensive add-ons.
Talk to a car dealership lawyer if you think something went wrong when you purchased your vehicle. There are many ways dealerships take advantage of consumers during the car sales process. There are also a variety of state and federal laws that protect consumers when purchasing a vehicle.
If your new car broke down after you drove it off the lot, it might be a lemon. If the car dealership or manufacturer cannot or will not fix it after a reasonable number of attempts, then you may be entitled to a refund or replacement vehicle.
In many cases, dishonest behavior by a car dealership can violate the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act. If you sue a car dealership and the judge finds the dealership violated the Consumer Protection Act, then the judge can order the dealer to pay 2 or 3 times the amount of the damages plus your attorneys' fees and reimbursement for litigation costs at the end of the case.
Examples of unfair and deceptive acts by car dealerships that may be found to violate the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act include:
Walckner Law Office provides a no-cost case evaluation. Discuss your car dealership claim with a lawyer today.
If you think a car dealer lied or committed auto fraud, then look for a law firm that focuses on car dealership claims. The auto industry is unique and the laws dealerships must follow are technical and complex. When you sue a car dealership you want a lawyer who understands the nuances in the law and the realities of the car business.
Walckner Law Office represents consumers in lawsuits against car dealerships. We help consumers hurt by auto dealer fraud, auto financing scams, and dealership lies. We offer a no cost initial case evaluation so you can learn about your rights and options if you think you've been cheated by a car dealership.
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