11th Cir. Says the Fed. The law protects car dealership in accident suit
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By Linda Chiem (April 13, 2022, 7:42 p.m. EDT) — The Eleventh Circuit ruled Wednesday that a federal law protecting auto dealers from liability for damages caused by vehicles they leased or rented allows a dealer of North Carolina to escape trial for a 2015 accident involving a loaner vehicle he provided to a customer.
A three-judge panel upheld a February 2021 Florida District Court decision granting summary judgment to Randy Marion Chevrolet Buick Cadillac LLC in an action brought by Cindy Thayer.
Thayer had sued the dealership, seeking to hold it vicariously liable for a September 2015 collision in Florida involving a loaner vehicle it provided to Samuel Pope after…
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