MARTINEZ v. ENTER. RENT-A-CAR CO., F042715
The dealer to dealer expemption applies to all Vehicle Code requirements. Further, a vehicle is not a total loss salvage vehicle unless, based on an objective standard, the cost of repairs exceeds the vehicles predamaged retail value.
- Decided 05/28/2004
- Published 05/28/2004
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Cotchett, Pitre, Simon & McCarthy, Niall P. McCarthy, Burlingame, Laura Schlichtmann, San Francisco, and Richard A. Dana; William M. Krieg & Associates and William M Krieg for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Folger Levin & Kahn, Michael A. Kahn, Margaret E. Murray, San Francisco, Dominique R. Shelton, Los Angeles, and Eric M. Lode, San Francisco, for Defendants and Respondents., Latham & Watkins, Christopher L. Byers and Charles S. Treat, San Francisco, for Thrifty Rent-A-Car System, Inc., as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Gail E. Lees, Austin V. Schwing, Los Angeles, and Darren Lisitza for Avis Rent A Car System, Inc., and Budget Rent A Car System, Inc., Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents.