¶ 1 The issue is whether a creditor is liable for the trespass and the resulting damages caused by an independent contractor employed by the creditor to repossess secured collateral pursuant to 12A O.S.1991, § 9-503. We hold that the statute creates a nondelegable duty on the creditor to refrain from breaching the peace when repossessing secured collateral, and therefore the creditor is liable...
WILLIAMSON v. FOWLER TOYOTA, INC.
956 P.2d 858 (1998)
1998 OK 14
Jim WILLIAMSON, d/b/a Williamson Auto, Appellee, v. FOWLER TOYOTA, INC., Appellant.
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February 24, 1998.
Rehearing Denied April 21, 1998.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jeff Belote, Gotcher & Belote, McAleste, for Appellee.
Gary s. Pitchlynn, Patrick A. Morse, Pitchlynn, Morse, Ritter & Morse, Norman, for Appellant.
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