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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'law' (14)

3 Tips to Avoid Getting Duped with a Lemon

Buying or leasing a vehicle is an exciting time. Finding out it’s defective is the exact opposite. If you find yourself in this sticky situation, it’s important to know that you have rights as a consumer. This can refer to the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act that was passed in 1975, also known as lemon law, or other various states “lemon laws,” such as California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act.

Now, while this law applies across the United States, things can get confusing…


Added by Brian K. Cline on September 4, 2018 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Is it Legal to Use Paid or Fake Testimonial Videos?

If you aren’t familiar with video testimonials,

you may be wondering – what’s the point?

Why concern yourself with legality if you have no plan to use them? Let’s consider for a moment why testimonials are useful: obviously, when comparing two…


Added by jon nigbor on July 10, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tennessee Gets a New Recall Law and Consumers Aren’t Happy!

January 1 saw the enactment of Tennessee House Bill 141, to the collective groan of consumers. In a nutshell, this new law prevents consumers from suing car dealers if they purchase a used vehicle with an open safety recall, as long as it was…


Added by Chris Miller on February 15, 2018 at 5:10am — No Comments

Are you ready for a TCPA update in 2018?

Technology revolutionized the way people communicate. Every day we see new apps which improve how we interact with each other. However, in order to be used, all those apps need to comply with laws and regulations ordered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), namely the 1991…


Added by Thomas F. Jung on February 6, 2018 at 5:14am — No Comments

Tough Brake: How to Handle a Car Accident When You Might Be at Fault

Car accidents are about as unpleasant as it gets.

One second you’re driving along peacefully, and the next, you’re in a crash with your adrenaline spiking and potentially some serious…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on December 30, 2017 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Fully Loaded: How Your Car’s Extra Features Can Help You in Court

A car accident can be a devastating event to experience. It may result in emotional and physical trauma as well as the inconvenience and cost of vehicle repairs. In addition, you may even be taken to court for a personal injury lawsuit if the other driver, pedestrian or bicyclist claims that you caused the accident. Hiring a personal injury lawyer may be necessary in…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on December 5, 2017 at 4:49pm — No Comments

5 Things to Never Say to the Insurance Company after an Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be disorienting and scary. Before you rush to confront insurance companies, you should first focus on composing yourself, attending to your injuries, and gathering evidence. When you are ready to meet with your insurance company, you should be mindful of your language and all your…


Added by Dixie Somers on September 17, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Defective Design: 5 Accident-Prone Cars to Avoid

It pays to be a careful consumer when it's time to purchase a new vehicle. Even high-class brands can fail safety tests and inspections, so you'll never truly know if a car is safe until you do your homework about it. In that respect, here are just five models that should be…


Added by Dixie Somers on June 8, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Auto Mishaps: 5 Injuries That Can Occur from a Collision

In the year 2015 alone, 6,296,000 road collisions were reported in America. Of this number, 35,092 people were killed and another 2,443,000 were injured. While seatbelts, airbags, and other…


Added by Dixie Somers on May 31, 2017 at 12:34pm — No Comments

5 Types of Auto Accidents and How Each Is Handled

You can find yourself in a car accident under almost any circumstances, whether you're racing down the highway or sitting still at a red light. All it takes is a second of inattention to cause you injuries. The driver at fault should be held accountable. Here are explanations of…


Added by Dixie Somers on February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Auctions and Recalls: Swimming with Sharks

The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has become a cultural phenomenon in our country. Sharks are relatively mysterious and most people don’t know much about them. Cars are very similar in nature. We know that we need them and which ones are cool, but most people don’t really know how they work. And not only that, as one…


Added by Chris Miller on August 15, 2016 at 7:27am — No Comments

How Due Diligence with Recalls Can Pay Dividends

In my past few blogs, I discussed the various areas in a dealership that are affected by the current recall epidemic, compared the differing viewpoints about recall repairs from dealers and consumers, discussed…


Added by Chris Miller on July 8, 2016 at 6:37am — No Comments

Who Owns Your Cars? Automakers Say They Do

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a law enacted in 1998, enforced and administrated by the U.S. Copyright Office. Every three years, the U.S. Copyright Office is tasked with holding hearings to determine what new technology should, or should not, be exempt from copyright laws. According to…


Added by Richard Holland on April 30, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

False and Misleading Advertising Online - Steering, Buzz Marketing and Dishonesty; By Lance Winslow

By Lance Winslow

It sure seems dishonorable and disingenuous for online marketers to use a fake name to steer Internet Surfers to a website to buy something while using a fake name. Some justify their deception by stating that it is a "pen name" but is that really sufficient, as it is still a fake name and trickery tactics that are being deployed?

It seems especially problematic when that Internet Surfer or… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on December 31, 2008 at 1:54am — No Comments

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