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Volunteer Attorney Helps Servicemember with Consumer Law Matter with a Car Dealership

December 20, 2012

When a Navy servicemember purchased a used vehicle from a car dealership, he was given specific information about the car’s history and mileage. However, when he later attempted to sell the vehicle, he found out that the vehicle’s odometer had been rolled back and that the car dealership had provided him with other substantial false information about the history of the vehicle, which significantly reduced the car’s value. The ABA Military Pro Bono Project located an attorney who offered to provide pro bono help to this servicemember for this consumer law matter. After the volunteer attorney’s negotiations with the car dealership were unsuccessful, he brought suit against the dealership. The attorney helped the servicemember receive a successful settlement that satisfied the outstanding loan against the vehicle, and the servicemember was then able to sell the vehicle.

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