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The Golden Glove Compartment

LexisNexis (June 11, 2018, 1:20 PM EDT) -- In our prior story, we reported on a recent Pennsylvania case that illustrates some of the risks in exercising self-help repossession. A related question that has come up in repossession litigation is whether the secured party who has repossessed a motor vehicle will be liable for personal property left in the car.

Many creditors are familiar with the charge that valuable personalty was in the glove compartment or trunk. If such property is in fact lost to the debtor, it seems likely that the creditor will...
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