Car buyers sue company, claiming breach of contract

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2019

PINEVILLE — Consumers are suing a car company, citing alleged breach of contract and implied warranties.

Ivan Gill and Rebecca Gill filed a complaint in Wyoming Circuit Court against Kia Motors America Inc. alleging that it failed to comply with the New Motor Vehicle Warranties Act.

According to the complaint, the Gills allege that on Nov. 7, 2017, they purchased a new 2017 Kia Sportage at Home Town Kia in Mount Hope for $40,632.35. After purchase, the vehicle has been in the repair shop with the same nonconformities, which are life threatening. The Gills suffered loss of use of the vehicle, annoyance and inconvenience. The plaintiffs holds Kia Motors America Inc. responsible because despite numerous attempts to repair the vehicle, it failed to conform the same with its warranties.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek revocation of the contract, refund of the purchase price of $40,632.35 and award for incidental and consequential damages, attorney's fees and costs. They are represented by Timothy P. Lupardus of Lupardus Law Office in Pineville.

Wyoming Circuit Court Case number 18-C-131

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