Automotive/Transportation

YOU AUTO KNOW! – HOLIDAY CHEER

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HOLIDAY CHEER            It is the holiday season again, and as I have stated in the past, the best policy is not to be a “Scrooge,” but remember that the dealership is responsible for the actions of its employees.  Injuries or accidents that occur as a result of too much “holiday spirit” on […]

You Auto Know! ARBITRATE OR NOT TO ARBITRATE: THAT IS THE QUESTION

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You Auto Know! ARBITRATE OR NOT TO ARBITRATE:  THAT IS THE QUESTION

I was recently asked to make a presentation regarding arbitration clauses before a national dealer group.  I went through past issues of You Auto Know and since 2001, I have drafted five You Auto Knows on arbitration clauses.  I went from being a great proponent of arbitrations to recommending that each matter be reviewed independently to determine whether or […]

You Auto Know! Up in Smoke Update

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You Auto Know! Up in Smoke Update

In the October 2015 You Auto Know©, we discussed the proposed bill that would have amended Ohio’s Constitution to permit medical and recreational use of marijuana.  The measure, in the November election, was resoundingly defeated primarily due to the fact that a monopoly was going to control the growing and distribution of the drug.  Very […]

You Auto Know! Social Media Update

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You Auto Know! Social Media Update

You Auto Know! Social Media Update  By Robert A. Poklar As you know, in the past this author has written articles on social media.  Recently, I received a call from an attorney in another state asking for advice on a problem where a salesperson was sending text messages to potential customers.  Some issues arose regarding […]

You Auto Know! – Identity Theft

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You Auto Know! – Identity Theft

You receive an internet inquiry for a specific vehicle you have for sale.  The potential purchaser is from Virginia.  The transaction is negotiated by telephone and email transactions.  After you have successfully negotiated the sale of the vehicle, you obtain all of the pertinent customer information on the credit application.  Further, your customer wants all […]