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Class Action Lawsuits Against Advance Auto Parts Inc.

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August 25, 2010

Advance Auto Parts Inc Class Action Law Suit

Advance Auto Parts was sued for breach of warranty and violation of the West Virginia Consumer Protection Act after the company declined to accept the return of a battery.

The battery had originally been purchased and installed in a car that was subsequently sold.

The company declined to accept the return of the battery becauseunder the terms of warranty, the company was only liable to the original purchaser of the product for use under the doctrine of privity of contract.

The case claims that the warranty exclusion was unenforceable because privity of contract h as been abolished in West Virginia.

After repeated attempts to settle this matter failed. The complaint was amended and converted to a class action law suit.

The case was filed in the Federal District Court, Northern District of West Virginia.

March 28, 2002

Advance Auto Parts Inc Class Action Law Suit

Advance Auto Parts was sued in a class action complaint alleging misconduct in the sale of automobile batteries.

The complaint seeks compensatory and punitive damages.

The court granted Advance Auto Parts's motion for summary judgement and dismissed all claims against Advance Auto Parts in this matter.

The period for appeal has not expired.

August 14, 2002

Advance Auto Parts Inc Class Action Law Suit

A class action law suit was brought against Advance Auto Parts by those who purchased batteries. The complaint and motion of class certification was for the sale by Advance of used, old or out-of-warranty automotive batteries as new.

The complaint seeks compensatory and punitive damages. The court granted Advance's motion for summary judgment against the plaintiff and dismissed all claims against Advance.

The period for appeal has expired.

The case was filed in the circuit court for Jefferson County, Tennessee.