GM, Chrysler Dealers Seek $1B For Scuttled Franchise Deals

Law360 (April 5, 2019, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A group of former GM and Chrysler auto dealers will make their case Monday in the Court of Federal Claims that the U.S. government owes them $1 billion for allegedly forcing GM to reject their franchise agreements as a condition of the auto giants' Chapter 11 bailout in 2009.

Former GM and Chrysler dealers are seeking $1 billion for their lost businesses. (AP) In the trial scheduled to begin Monday, the approximately 300 former dealers will claim the government took their businesses without compensation by forcing the car companies to shed more than 2,200 dealerships as a condition of financial assistance....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!