Motor Vehicle & Motorcycles

Dinsmore has a well-established tradition of representing numerous motor vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers/distributors including Kia Motors America, Inc.; Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.; General Motors Corp.; American Suzuki Motor Corporation; Hyundai Motor America, Inc.; Mazda Motor of America, Inc.; Yamaha Motor Corp., USA; Isuzu Motors America Inc.; and Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Dinsmore has handled a wide-variety of claims on behalf of these clients including product liability claims, subrogated property damage claims, breach of warranty and "lemon law" claims, consumer sales practices and fraud claims, "lemon laundering" litigation, dealer protest cases and patent and trademark infringement litigation. The firm has traditionally handled cases for these clients throughout a wide region of the country including Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Virginia, New Jersey, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

In the Firm's experience, the key to effectively handling the majority of these cases lies in conducting an effective early evaluation of the matter. Thus, the Firm has placed a heavy emphasis over the years on conducting a thorough and efficient investigation and evaluation of the case within the first thirty days of receiving the new matter. By placing emphasis on an effective early evaluation, the Firm has been able to maximize the benefits to its clients, including achieving many favorable settlements, prevailing on a number of dispositive motions, and obtaining outstanding results at a number of trials throughout the country.