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Following flash floods, tips for consumers regarding vehicles damaged by water

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As people are washed out of their cars, some of those vehicles are heading to the tow lots, and in some cases, they may be back on someone's used car lot months down the line.

So what do you need to know about floods and cars? Attorney Bernard Brown joined FOX 4 on Tuesday afternoon to share some consumer tips, you can see his interview in the player at the top of the page. He also provided the resources that follow:

How to avoid buying a bad car