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Shiplet v. Copeland
Citation:450 S.W.3d 433 (2014)
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The Copelands are the owners of C & C Car Sales. Before completing the 2001 license application for a motor vehicle dealer, Larry approached Lees with a business proposition regarding the physical location of C & C Car Sales. Larry and Lees never reduced their agreement to writing, but the two men struck a deal in which C & C Car Sales would be physically located at Auto Body Plus. Billy purchased two vehicles from Lees. Billy filed suit alleging that the Copelands d/b/a/ C & C Car Sales and Lees d/b/a Auto Body Plus violated the MMPA in connection with the sale of two cars.
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