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The financial services arm of carmaker Mercedes-Benz did not owe a duty of care to a man whose stolen identity was used to fraudulently purchase a more than $70,000 vehicle, a federal judge has ruled in a case that waded into a question of law that has not yet been addressed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is mmitchell@alm.com.

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