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Mass Action Lawsuit Against Carfax Dismissed

The $350 million mass action lawsuit against Carfax, which listed nearly 500 dealers and stalled the sale of its parent company R.L. Polk & Co. before its eventual sale to IHS three years ago, has been dismissed.

December 14, 2016

N.J. Consumer Affairs Division Reaches $25K Settlement with Dealer

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and AutoSource Group, a used-car dealership, have settled a lawsuit filed by the regulator earlier this year. The dealership was accused of failing to disclose the condition of its cars, among other things.

July 28, 2015

TrueCar Denies Claims in CNCDA Lawsuit

The California New Car Dealers Association filed a lawsuit against TrueCar last Wednesday, alleging the that the shopping site is not in compliance with certain sections of the California Vehicle Code — a claim TrueCar has denied.

May 21, 2015

Mass Action Suit Filed Against TrueCar

Mass Action Suit Filed Against TrueCar

The law firm of Bellavia Blatt & Crossett has filed a mass action lawsuit against TrueCar, claiming that the lead provider’s business practices constitute false advertising.

March 10, 2015

Court Rules Yelp Can Manipulate Business Ratings

Court Rules Yelp Can Manipulate Business Ratings

This month, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling that dismissed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Yelp. The suit claimed the company extorts advertising dollars from businesses in exchange for good reviews, a practice the federal court said is not illegal.

September 16, 2014

Mass. High Court Rules in Favor of Tesla

This week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld a lower court’s ruling that dealers did not have grounds to challenge Tesla Motors’ ability to sell vehicles in the state.

September 16, 2014

Yelp Takes On Law Firm Over Fake Reviews

Yelp filed another lawsuit against a company that allegedly posted fake reviews. This time, the complaint was filed against a law firm that successfully sued Yelp over its advertising practices.

September 24, 2013

Edmunds.com Settles With Firm for ‘Fake Reviews’
121 Dealers File $50M-Plus Suit Against Carfax

121 Dealers File $50M-Plus Suit Against Carfax

Dealers filed a mass action lawsuit Tuesday against Carfax for monopolizing the market. They claim the quality of the firm’s vehicle history reports is lacking, but dealers also say the exclusive agreements the firm has with OEMs and merchandising sites has forced them to be paying customers.

April 24, 2013