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.

What are you waiting for?

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

We get all sorts of consumers who call the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline for a variety of reasons, but most callers want to discuss a situation and see if they are entitled to remedy under State Lemon Laws or Federal Laws.  In most cases, if a caller realizes that they do have a claim… Read More


Santa Came Early This Year….

December 08, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are only on the eighth day of December, but so far 82 distressed drivers have received much needed remedy this month thanks to 1-800 LEMON LAW , including: 2010 Nissan Altima — BRAND NEW VEHICLE–Cincinatti, OH 2008 Volkkswagen EOS — COMPLETE REPURCHASE–Cheltenham, PA 2007 Cadillac Escalade purchased used with 26,000 miles — $5000 cash… Read More


Do you have to change the timing chain on your Kia Rio?

November 30, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We have been seeing repeated issues with Kia Rio vehicles with timing chain problems.  If you are having a problem with your timing chain, we want to hear from you.  Please e-mail us and let us know your story. Related Links: NJ Lemon Law NY Lemon Law PA Lemon Law


Lemon Lawyer Bob Silverman Interviewed in Inquirer Regarding BMW HPFP Problem

November 22, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

The high pressure fuel pump problem among BMW turbo vehicles continues and while a national recall has been issued, 1 800 LEMON LAW attorney Bob Silverman, who has represented numerous consumers with the issue, is not certain that the recall will provide the necessary solution to the problem.  Philadelphia Inquirer consumer columnist Jeff Gelles recently… Read More


Defect Alert — Saturn Aura Hyrbid Batteries & Audi Headlamp Failure

October 20, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Two defects to report this week….A client called into the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline regarding a problem with her Saturn Aura Hybrid.  She brought the car in for the check engine light and it turned out there was a massive battery recall.  They wouldn’t return the car to her until they replaced the battery. … Read More


Built Tough, Shifting Tough?

October 11, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We have received quite a few calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from folks complaining of an intermittent shifting problem with their 2009-2010 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.  This is an intermittent problem involving difficulties getting out of park and drivers may also find that their interior/exterior lighting, power windows and door locks… Read More


Lemon Lawyer Bob Silverman Featured In AOL Article

September 21, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Do you think you are driving a lemon car?  Check out Peter Cohan’s excellent AOL Daily Finance article “What To Do If Your Car Is A Lemon” featuirng 1 800 LEMON LAW founding partner Bob Silverman.


My Car Has Been In The Shop For A Month. Do I Have A Lemon?

September 21, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are getting more and more calls on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline from distressed drivers who are waiting for parts that are on back order. They can’t understand why it takes so long to get their car fixed, and they are fed up with driving a loaner car for a month or more while… Read More


A Letter From A Former NJ Lemon Owner

September 03, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We love when the mail brings us thank you cards and this one was especially special. When Mr. & Mrs. V contacted us regarding their 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible and problems with their top staying shut, they were getting ready to file a claim with the New Jersey Attorney General’s office.  They were scared, and… Read More


Buick Is Playing Games with LaCrosse Drivers

August 24, 2010 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are getting calls on the 1800 LEMON LAW hotline from quite a few Buick LaCrosse drivers with steering problems.  It appears that consumers are suffering from noise in their steering or front end, which can be verified by General Motors but cannot be fixed.  At this point, GM service personnel are telling consumers that… Read More