Bill Thrall Defense Verdict
William Thrall received a defense verdict after three days of jury trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The case arose from Plaintiff’s purchase of a used motor vehicle from our insured – a large Philadelphia car dealership. Plaintiff alleged violations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Improvement Act and the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law stemming from her purchase of the subject vehicle. Specifically, Plaintiff alleged that the defendant car dealership attempted to defraud the Plaintiff by failing to disclose a prior accident and numerous alleged defects with the subject vehicle, as well as violations of specific warranties. Following evidence and testimony from several witnesses, including competing expert witnesses, the Jury returned a verdict in favor of the insured.