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Ronald Lee Burdge

Ronald Burdge’s Legal Cases

35 total

  • Bolt v Yamaha

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    Consumer won trial and appeal
    Description:
    a “lemon” boat case interpreting difference in implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose and fitness for use
  • Abel v Keybank USA

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Consumer won, class settled
    Description:
    Truth In Lending Act case involved first impression of interpreting statutory conflict between Ohio Retail Instalment Sales Act and the National Bank Act
  • Browning v Am. Isuzu Motors Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Consume won
    Description:
    Case of first impression deciding that a vehicle was a "new motor vehicle" under the Lemon Law if it was purchased within its first eighteen thousand miles of operation and within one year of the original delivery date. This statutory interpretation was later validated by the Ohio Supreme Court in Curl v Volkswagen, 2007-Ohio-3609
  • Cincinnati ex rel Ritter v Cincinnati Reds LLC

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    Cincinnati Reds won
    Description:
    case interpreting Ohio’s taxpayer rights statute
  • Boyle v DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Consumer won
    Description:
    a “lemon law” case involving a handicap-conversion van, holding that the breach of a warranty can diminish the value of a vehicle and that can be unfair to the consumer
  • Bryant v Walt Sweeney Automotive, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consumer won
    Description:
    This was an “autofraud” case involving a used car sold “as is” where jury instructions and the applicability of the Ohio Tort Reform Act’s burden of proof in common law fraud were contested
  • Snook v Ford Motor Company

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Consumer won
    Description:
    A case of first impression holding the Credit Services Organization Act to be applicable to a car dealership where money is paid for dealership’s credit services
  • Hall v Jack Walker Pontiac Toyota, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Consumer won
    Description:
    Case of first impression discussing class action certification requirements in light of the Credit Services Organization and Consumer Acts and car dealership sales and financing practices
  • Morales v Walker Motor Sales, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consume won
    Description:
    Case of first impression interpreting lending institution liability under the FTC “anti holder in due course” rule in the absence of the mandatory language
  • Sannes v Jeff Wyler Chevrolet, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consumer won appeal, case settled
    Description:
    The first case in Ohio to apply Ohio’s Credit Services Organization Act to the financing practices of a car dealership. Car dealers later heavily lobbied the state legislature for months and got the law changed.