Brennan-Centrella v. Ritz-Craft Corporation of Pennsylvania, No. 18-729 (2d Cir. 2019)Annotate this Case
This appeal stemmed from the jury's award of damages against Ritz-Craft for violation of the Vermont Consumer Protection Act in selling and constructing a modular home that plaintiffs purchased for their retirement.
The Second Circuit certified a question of state law to the Vermont Supreme Court: whether a court may grant prejudgment interest to private litigants who are awarded compensatory damages under the Vermont Consumer Protection Act, Vt. Stat. Ann., tit. 9, 2461(b).
The court resolved the remaining claims in the appeal and cross-appeal in a separate summary order.