A Jefferson County woman is suing the auto dealership where she purchased her vehicle, saying they misrepresented the condition of the car, and their statements were false and misleading.
Alexis Denham filed suit June 16 in Jefferson County District Court against CT Intercontinental Ltd., doing business as Mini of the Woodlands, and Mini USA, a division of BMW of North America LLC.
According to the complaint, on Jan. 6, 2012, Denham purchased a 2012 Mini Cooper Countryman from the defendant for $26,300, plus warranties. At the time of the purchase, she claims, the defendant told her the vehicle was new, safe, dependable and fit to drive.
The plaintiff began having problems with the fuel injection system, and has taken it in for service repeatedly, she says, but it has not been fixed. She says it has become dangerous because the malfunction could happen while she is driving the vehicle.
As a result, the plaintiff believes the defendants' claims about the Mini Cooper were intentionally false, misleading and deceptive.
She seeks damages including the full cost of the vehicle, the loss of the use of the vehicle, court costs, attorney's fees and other damages to which she may be entitled.
The plaintiff's attorney is Brandon P. Monk, the Monk Law Firm of Port Arthur.
Jefferson County District Court case number D-197246.