Brown v. Ford – Case Brief Summary (Arkansas)

In Brown v. Ford, 280 Ark. 261, 263-64, 658 S.W.2d 355 (Ark. 1983), the Arkansas Supreme Court held that a sixteen month delay in reselling a repossessed vehicle was commercially reasonable where extensive repairs were necessary in order to attract a buyer.

Not only was the resale reasonable after such a delay, but the court also awarded the car company the full price of the repairs. Id. at 264.