Welcome to the Lemon Law Blog, offering all the latest automotive news and consumer information from the offices of Kimmel & Silverman. From the consumer stories making headlines to recent trends we see in Lemon Law litigation among certain car makes and models, our goal is to educate, enlighten, and enforce drivers' rights under State and Federal consumer statutes. If your lemon car, truck, or motorcycle is driving you crazy, we welcome you to join our conversation, email us, visit our Lemon Law home page, or give us a call at 1-800-536-6652.

Ford Focus and Ford Escape Stalling and Hesitation Problems Continue; Almost 160,000 Vehicles Recalled

September 12, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

As we continue to represent numerous Ford Focus drivers for their transmission issues, a new problem has come into “focus,” and Ford Escape drivers cannot “escape” this matter either. It’s regarding a Ford Focus and Ford Escape stalling and hesitation problem. The manufacturer is announcing a recall of 159,395 Ford Focus ST and Ford Escape… Read More


Waiting on a GM Recall? Compensation’s Possible.

September 11, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are continuing to receive calls daily on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from distressed drivers waiting for their GM recall to be performed. Why are they waiting? Because parts are on back order and many, many drivers are waiting in line. Some of these folks are receiving loaner cars to wait for their… Read More


Windshield Replaced By Safelite? You May Have Rights To Compensation

September 03, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Have you had your windshield replaced by Safelite AutoGlass? If your insurance company referred you to Safelite to have your windshield replaced, and you have a deductible of $350 or higher, you may have rights to compensation. We are currently investigating a potential lawsuit on behalf of consumers concerning Safelite windshield replacements. If you deductible was… Read More


Recalls Continue In Record Numbers: Ford Recalls 83K Cars and SUVs for Power Loss; Volkswagen Pulls 151K for Vehicle Stalling

August 21, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

There’s nothing quite like a new car. That spectacular “new car” smell, the glorious sheen of fresh paint, the occasional unexpected power failure – wait, that last one doesn’t seem right… With all the clamor in the news regarding the colossal number of GM recalls in recent months, we are sad to see Ford and… Read More


Lemon Law 101: Is My Car A Lemon And What Can I Do About It?

August 04, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Do you or someone you know have a vehicle that may be a lemon? The bitter truth about Lemon Law is that most people aren’t fully aware of its purpose, or even how it can help them, until long after they could have filed their claim. Being that we get hundreds of calls every week… Read More


Nissan Airbag Problems Have Passengers In A Panic

July 30, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Imagine getting into your car with your spouse, friend, or parent in the passenger seat.  You turn the car on and a bright light announces “Passenger Airbag OFF.”  The 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline is receiving a number of calls from drivers complaining of Nissan airbag problems who are dealing with this exact situation.  This… Read More


Buying Used? Beware of Car Recalls.

July 02, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

With car recalls continuing to dominate the headlines, how can you make sure your car is not part of one of the many makes and models currently involved in a car recall campaign?  And if you are purchasing a used car, how do you make sure your car is not one of the 3.5 million… Read More


When A GM Recall Results In Weeks Out of Service…

May 22, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

General Motors continues to make news with their extensive GM recall that covers a variety of vehicles across the brand.  In fact, the car company is going to pay a maximum $35 million fine to the US Department of Transportation for delays recalling 2003-2011 small cars with potentially dangerous ignition switch defects. And this past week,… Read More


Nissan Pathfinder Transmission Complaints Lead 2014 Car Complaint Index

May 08, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

It’s the list the car companies do not want you to see.  The 2014 Car Car Complaint Index is out.  The list, compiled each year by consumer advocate Jack Gillis and published in his Car Book, takes a look at which cars receive the most complaints per sales.   These complaints are filed with the National… Read More


Lemon Law Refunds, Repurchases, Replacements…Oh My!

May 05, 2014 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Anyone who regularly reads our blog knows that we care a great deal about Lemon Law and automotive consumer issues.  We take great pride in the thousands of cases we successfully resolve every year.  2014 is off to an amazing start and here is a small sampling of the refunds and replacements we have achieved so… Read More