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.

June Brings Hundreds of Refunds and Repurchases

June 24, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

June is not over yet but so far, more than 200 Kimmel and Silverman clients have resolved their lemon law and breach of warranty claims, ending up on the road to recovery following their “sour” experience.  If you have been back in three or more times under a manufacturers warranty for the same problem, or… Read More

Not All Ford Fiesta Drivers Are Celebrating

June 14, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Living up to its name, the return of the Ford Fiesta created a great deal of celebration in the automotive industry. A popular car last seen in North America thirty years ago, the Fiesta provides drivers with an extensive list of options, high fuel economy, and a price tag that does not break the bank…. Read More

2010 Chrysler Town & Country Shutting Down? You’re Not Alone.

June 01, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

An important defect alert to report–we are receiving calls from Chrysler Town & Country drivers who are left stranded with a problem that mechanics cannot seem to diagnose. Most of these calls are coming from folks who own 2010 models.  The driver will experience  a slight click and then, the entire van will shut down… Read More

Buying A Used Car? Make Sure You Dodge That Lemon!

May 26, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Used cars often provide a very attractive way to get more car for less money.  However, if you fail to ask the right questions BEFORE you sign on the dotted line, you could find yourself on the road to numerous car problems. When it comes to used cars, the biggest assumption is that dealers have… Read More

Lemon Lawyers Once Again Honored As PA Super Lawyers

May 26, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Kimmel & Silverman is always proud to be recognized by our peers in the legal community. For the eighth year in a row, 1-800 LEMON LAW founding partners Robert M. Silverman and Craig Thor Kimmel have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Magazine. In addition, Jacqueline Herritt, Managing… Read More

Lemon Law Attorney Bob Silverman Named Among Top Lawyers in Bergen County, NJ

May 06, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Bob Silverman, Founding Partner of Kimmel & Silverman, has been selected as one of the top lawyers practicing in Bergen County, NJ by fellow attorneys and members of the judiciary. The list of Top Lawyers appears in the recent edition of 201 Magazine. Named “a pioneer in New Jersey Lemon Law litigation” by the Newark… Read More

2011: A Lemon Odyssey

April 26, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

With all the calls we get on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline, we often take notice if the same make and model pops up again and again.  This week, it’s the Honda Odyssey.  We have opened three cases so far this week (it’s only Tuesday), with the primary complaint among the clients dealing with struts… Read More

We’ve heard of Spider Man, but Spider Mazda?

April 22, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

How did the spiders get into the Mazda 6?  It’s a mystery even Peter Parker might not be able to solve. The manufacturer has recalled 65,000 Mazda 6 models after identifying a spider infestation problem at either an auto parts supplier or the manufacturer’s Flat Rock, MI plant where they assemble Mazda 6 cars. There… Read More

“No Fix Is Available At This Time.” Whose Fault Is That?

April 20, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

As we have frequently reported in the Lemon Law Blog, this downtrodden economy has eroded the quality of manufacturers warranties. The industry has placed tremendous limitations on warranty repairs.  Manufacturers have set specific time limits on how long it should take for a mechanic to duplicate a problem and fix it.  Unfortunately, many problems are… Read More

Defect Alert – Jeep Wrangler Manual Transmission Problems

April 15, 2011 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

The message boards are buzzing over manual transmission troubles in 2009 and 2010 Jeep Wranglers. The cars can pop out of gear and it can be quite brutal, leaving the driver feeling as if they have been rear ended.  We have been getting quite a few calls on the LEMON LAW hotline from frustrated and… Read More