Court backs dealer in repossession case

Freedman, Eric
December 1999
Automotive News;12/27/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5854, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on court rulings in the United States that may be of interest to automobile dealers. Texas appeals court's reversal of a verdict against used-car dealership, Price Auto Sales Inc.; Federal appeals court's affirmation of the sentence of former dealership employee, Maclevader Smith.


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