Case Analysis Of L And V Contractors, Llc V. Heritage Warranty Insurance Risk Retention Group

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Case Summary In the case of L and V Contractors, LLC v. Heritage Warranty Insurance Risk Retention Group, Inc., et al the vehicle owner and plaintiff, Alejandro Leone sued AAMCO and Drive Train for fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation and statutory theft. Claims were also bought against Heritage Insurance. The charges against the aforementioned defendants stem for the interactions the plaintiff had with each party. The following events lead to the case against the defendants. In 2002, Leone purchased a van with extended warranty through Heritage Insurance. Leone wanted his van repaired when the transmission failed, and brought it to Crowley Chevrolet. Heritage Insurance refused to pay Crowley Chevrolet repair rates, so the vehicle was brought to Drive Train in East Hartford. Heritage Insurance authorized Drive Train to examine the vehicle, but then refused to pay the shop. The vehicle remained there for about month before Leone received a letter from Drive Train owner, Gary Gross stated Leone failed to respond and his vehicle remained in the shop. A lien would be placed on the vehicle, and it will be sold at an auction. Leone would also have to pay storage fees for each day the vehicle remained at the shop. A few days later Leone went to Drive Train letting Gross know that he was trying to work out the payment with Heritage Insurance. On March 2008, Leone received another letter stating his vehicle was to be auctioned. It should be noted that all the letters he

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