Local Consumer Prevails Against McCune Chrysler Jeep Dodge
The Vachon Law Firm announces the successful resolution of the lawsuit Morales v. McCune Motors, et al. (San Diego County Superior Court Case No. 37-2011-00079410). In this lawsuit, the plaintiff (a local consumer who lives in Chula Vista, California) brought California lemon law and other claims against San Diego County car dealership McCune Motors, which operates a dealership under the fictitious business name “McCune Chrysler Jeep Dodge” in National City, California.
Lawsuit’s Allegations Against McCune Motors
The complaint (which was filed in the East County division of the San Diego County Superior Court) alleges that McCune Motors falsified the down payment amount in the plaintiff’s vehicle purchase contract. Failing to accurately disclose and itemize down payment amounts is prohibited by California’s Automobile Sales Finance Act. The complaint further alleges that McCune Motors violated one of the California lemon law’s implied warranties by selling him a vehicle with a serious braking defect.
Click here to read a copy of the complaint against McCune Motors.
San Diego Lemon Law Attorney Negotiated a Settlement With McCune Motors
In the settlement, McCune Motors did not admit any wrongdoing, but it agreed to repurchase the plaintiff’s Dodge Charger, refund his money, pay additional damages, and cover the plaintiff’s attorney’s fees and costs.
Pursuant to the settlement, the San Diego County Superior Court dismissed the lawsuit on December 22, 2011.