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Event – June 24, 2017

1st Annual Cruisin’ for the Cure Classic Car Show
Join us at the 1st Annual Cruisin’ for the Cure Classic Car Show on Saturday, June 24, 2017 (Rain date – June 25) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event is open to the Public and takes place at Windham Mountain Resort. Get a hole-in-one and win a new 2017 Corvette. All proceeds benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Produced by Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, PC. Call 516-873-3000 or visit www.windhamclassiccarshow.com.

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Press Release – October 8, 2015

Leading Dealership Law Attorney Questions Timing of Initial Public Offering of Ferrari
With Fiat Chrysler looking to provide an initial public offering of its Ferrari brand, Leonard Bellavia, Senior Partner, Bellavia Blatt, is asking why the auto manufacturer is offering the IPO of its Ferrari brand now, especially when the parent company is facing a lawsuit against the largest Maserati dealer in the United States which alleges that Maserati, a Fiat Chrysler company, inflated its sales figures to include unsold and test-driven vehicles.

PR — Chrysler lawsuit — October 8 2015


Press Release – September 11, 2015

Over 200 Former Chrysler Dealers Defeat Obama Administration’s Latest Motion to Dismiss Wrongful “Takings” Lawsuit
Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. (“Bellavia Blatt”), a law firm that specializes in representing franchised automobile dealerships, has announced that the firm defeated the U.S. government’s latest motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of over 200 former Chrysler dealers in a wrongful “Takings” action which, the dealers argue, violates the Fifth Amendment’s protection against the taking of private property without just compensation.

PR — Chrysler lawsuit — September 11 2015


Automotive News – September 2, 2015

Maserati Dealer Sues Factory, Alleging Padded Sales
A Maserati dealer has sued Maserati North America, saying the auto company insisted the dealership misrepresent sales, reporting 2014 vehicle sales as much as quadruple what they actually were, and discriminated against dealers who refused to participate, according to a complaint filed Friday, Aug. 28.

AN — Masarati lawsuit — September 2 2015


Automotive News – August 10, 2015

Price Point – The New York attorney general’s crackdown on an F&I product provider
Paragon Motors of Woodside charged consumers for credit repairs without notification or consumer consent. Bellavia Blatt & Crosett represent 12 of 20 car dealers looking to settle with the attorney general.

AN — Paragon lawsuit — August 8 2015


Automotive News – June 25, 2015

Supreme Court ruling could favor all groups debating bias in auto lending
A Supreme Court ruling claims the Texas department of housing reinforced residential segregation by consistently allocating the credits in black neighborhoods instead of distributing them across all housing communities.

AN — Supreme Court ruling — June 25 2015


 

Long Island Business News – September 8, 2014

‘Dealer Law’ Adds Second LI Office
The firm opened the doors to its 490 Wheeler Road location in Hauppauge on Sept. 2, marking the law office’s fifth location in the Northeast.

LIBN — Opening of Suffolk office — September 8 2014


 

Long Island Business News – August 20, 2014

Franchises And The Law
Practices focused on franchising require many areas of legal expertise

LIBN reprint — Franchises and the Law — August 2014

 

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