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Ronald Lee Burdge

Ronald Burdge’s Legal Cases

35 total

  • Birch v Al Castrucci, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Consumer won trial and appeal
    Description:
    holding it to be illegal for a car dealer to have a consumer sign any new car sales document before disclosing prior damage in excess of minimum repair allowed by law
  • Davenport vs Score Automotive, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Smith won
    Description:
    Case interpreting right to rescission and substantial use of goods under Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and Commercial Code
  • Birch v Al Castrucci, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Consumer won case at trial level
    Description:
    Case interpreting a jury waiver in a consumer contract to be presumptively enforceable
  • Turner vs. Bob Ross Buick, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consume won trial and appeal
    Description:
    Case upholding a Jury verdict of $120,000 punitive damages in a consumer fraud case under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act involving $1,300 of undisclosed repairs in the sale of a used car, purchased by an attorney; the consumer recovered over $142,000, including interest on the judgment, and kept the car
  • State ex rel Zeff vs. Rose Chevrolet, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Consumer won trial and appeal
    Description:
    a certified class action case over Rose’s practice of selling used rental cars as "factory official"cars
  • Sprovach vs. Bob Ross Buick, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consumer won trial and appeal
    Description:
    This is the seminal case that decided when attorney fees should be requested under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act
  • Bittner vs. Tri-County Toyota, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    Consumer won trial and appeal
    Description:
    This was a ground-breaking case that decided how an award of attorney fees is to be calculated under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act
  • Einhorn vs. Beau Townsend Ford, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Lemon Law
    Outcome:
    Consume won trial and appeal
    Description:
    this case resolved the Appellate District courts’ conflicting interpretations on the meaning of "knowingly" under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act in favor of protecting consumers' right to recover attorney fees from the losing merchant after they win a consumer fraud case
  • Zeff vs Rose Chevrolet, Inc

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Consumer class of car buyers won trial and appeal
    Description:
    Class action certification decision appeal was upheld on reconsideration of unreported decision dismissing appeal of certification decision
  • Stammco LLC v United Telephone Co. of Ohio

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Reversed to clarify class definition
    Description:
    Case determining propriety of requirements for class definition of class certified in “cramming” case of causing unauthorized charges to be placed on customers’ telephone bills