Perez v. Valencia Holding Company, LLC, et al. – “CPO” Mercedes-Benz With Structural Damage
In the case of Perez v. Valencia Holding Company, LLC, et al., Mr. Perez alleges he saw an online advertisement for a “Certified Pre-Owned” 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, which was being offered for sale at Mercedes Benz of Valencia (which, at the time, was owned by Valencia Holding Company, LLC). Mr. Perez claims to have specifically asked the dealership if the vehicle had been in any accidents and the dealership said no and Mr. Perez believed them and purchased the car. After all, Mercedes-Benz itself markets its “Certified Pre-Owned” designation as indicating the vehicle met “stringent criteria and pass[ed] a rigorous 165+ point inspection.”
Later, Mr. Perez was surprised to learn the vehicle had not only been in an accident, but it allegedly had structural damage. He alleges Valencia Holding Company violated Vehicle Code section 11713.18, the Consumers Legal Remedies Act, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, and the Unfair Competition Law, and committed fraud and deceit, by representing the vehicle was a “Certified Pre-Owned” when in fact Valencia Holding Company knew or should have known the vehicle had structural damage.
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