Hubler Chevrolet, Inc. v. General Motors Corp.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
193 F.R.D. 574 (2000)
A group of Indiana car dealers (plaintiffs) sued General Motors Corp. (GM) (defendant) for violating the Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act (IDFPA), Ind. Code 23-2-2.7-2(a) by converting a fund dedicated to regional advertising to be spent on national advertising instead. The plaintiffs request injunctive relief and money damages. Plaintiffs asked the court to certify the class consisting of all GM dealers in the state under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule (FRCP) 23(b)(1), 23(b)(2), and 23(b)(3).
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Barker, J.)
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