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DAN'S CITY USED CARS, INC. v. PELKEY

Docket No.: 12-52
Certiorari Granted: Dec 7 2012
Argued: March 20, 2013
Decided: May 13, 2013

Topics:

ADA, Consumer Protection, ERISA, Federal Aviation Administration, Motor Carrier Act, equitable relief, preemption

PartyNames: Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body v. Robert Pelkey
Petitioner: Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body
Respondent: Robert Pelkey

Court Below: Supreme Court of New Hampshire
Citation: 44 A.3d 480
Supreme Court Docket

Dan's City Used Cars, Inc., dba Dan's City Auto Body
v.
Robert Pelkey
Question Presented:

Whether state statutory, common law negligence, and consumer protection act enforcement actions against a tow-motor carrier based on state law regulating the sale and disposal of a towed vehicle are related to a transportation service provided by the carrier and are thus preempted by 49 U.S.C. ยง14501(c)(1).

DAN'S CITY USED CARS, INC. v. PELKEY
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 20, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in DAN'S CITY USED CARS, INC. v. PELKEY
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
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