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Motley Rice Secures Settlement Agreement in Strickland V. Ford Motor

Motley Rice Secures Settlement Agreement in Strickland V. Ford Motor Company; Case Was Catalyst for Discovery of Defective Door Latch Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina — Nationally recognized law firm, Motley Rice LLC, today announced that after three weeks of trial, the firm has successfully reached a settlement agreement with Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) in the Zachary Strickland v. Ford Motor ... Read More »

NHTSA Weakens Own Authority in Latest Rule

NHTSA approves ruling that allows dealers to continue selling defective vehicles without informing the buyer, by placing no time limit within which manufacturers must tell dealers of defects. Instead, manufacturers may create their own schedule and take their time in fixing safety problems. Read More »

Pennsylvania Announced Multi-State Action Against Major Ford and Lincoln-Mercury Car Dealers and Credit Company in Alleged Inflated Lease ‘Payoff’ Scheme

Attorney General Jerry Pappert today announced the filing of a multi-state lawsuit and consent agreement following an investigation into claims that consumers were charged inflated costs for early termination of their car or truck lease contracts. The alleged illegal business practice affected nearly 7,000 Pennsylvanians who are eligible for restitution. Pappert identified the defendants as Ford Motor Credit Company based ... Read More »

Ford Motor Credit and Dealers Reach Settlement with States in Leasing Dispute

Attorney General Mike Cox announced today a multistate settlement with Ford Motor Credit regarding its leasing practices, impacting more than 150,000 Ford customers and bringing $485,500 to the State of Michigan in legal fees and costs. “Through this settlement, Ford Motor Credit and its dealers are proactively correcting these leasing practices,” Cox said. “Ford Motor Credit and the participating dealers ... Read More »