1- You are calling the wrong lawyers who know nothing about consumer protection law;
2- The wreck may have caused the tie rod issue?
Still, an undisclosed prior wreck IS a good case in TX under its deceptive trade practice law. Call Dana Karni FIRST in Houston and tell her I said hello.
You should locate a good personal injury and/or consumer lawyer in the Houston area. If your facts are as represented, you could have claims including breach of contract, violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and fraud or fraud in the inducement. As astutely noted by the prior commentor, the success of your case is likely to revolve around the issue of the tie rod and when it broke and what the cause of the accident was. A good attorney will be able to guide you through these issues and retain experts to help explain these facts to a jury. You should save all of your correspondence and dealings with the car dealer, all doctors bills and any information provided by them, and correspondence with law enforcement or insurance personnel to help you adequately present your case.
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You need to contact someone experienced in consumer law. Here is a list of consumer law attorneys by state: www.UsLemonLawyers.com. Scroll down to Texas and you should be able to find someone that can help you there. Good luck.
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A prior non-disclosed wreck could absolutely be a basis for recovering under consumer law under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. You should contact a consumer/DPTA lawyer in the Houston area to help you with your claim.
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The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act covers situatuions just like this one. You may be calling the wrong "types" of attorneys. Meaning--you may be calling attorneys who focus on persoanl injury law and not consumer complaints. These attorneys would likely be unfamiliar with the specific statutory language of the DTPA and your available remedies under it. Contact an attorney who specializes or focuses on consumer protection issues.
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