Brewton, AL asked in Car Accidents, Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for Alabama

Q: Is a dealership responsible for disclosing major damage to a vehicle I am buying?

2 Lawyer Answers

A: If the vehicle is new, yes.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: They have a duty to disclose any problems that aren't obvious that they know about or should have been aware of--just saying "I didn't know" doesn't get them the protection of the "all vehicles sold as is." If you have doubts and havent bought the vehicle yet, don't buy it. Back away. Maybe the vibe is this isn't a dealer you want to deal with.

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