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.

Jumping July! Recent Lemon Law Repurchases & Refunds

July 15, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

I always love these blog entries where we can share many of our success stories.  This July was quite busy at 1-800 LEMON LAW.  Take a look at just some of the settlements and judgments reached this month, and we still have 15 days to go! We have said it before–we know that the State… Read More

Subaru Impreza Owners Suffering With Windshield Film Problem

July 14, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It’s this weird oily substance that seems to pop out of nowhere and its affecting people’s visibility on the roads….no it’s not the blob.  It appears to be a windshield film problem occurring in hundreds of Subaru Impreza vehicles. At first glance, service managers may give Impreza owners a look when they complain about the… Read More

Chevrolet Uplander Sliding Door Problem Persists

June 22, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

This week alone, we have received several calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from distressed Chevrolet Uplander drivers who are experiencing difficulties with their sliding doors. This is an issue we have routinely handled throughout the last few years.  In fact, the Pittsburgh NBC affiliate reported on one of our clients back in… Read More

Pittsburgh Lemon Law Lawyer Moderates WBA Seminar

June 15, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Law Attorney Christina Gill Roseman, Managing Attorney for 1800 LEMON LAW’s Pittsburgh office, has been asked to moderate and serve on the panel for a special presentation on Trial Attorneys for the Women’s Bar Association of Pittsburgh. Attorney Roseman has successfully represented numerous Western Pennsylvania consumers in lemon law and breach of warranty trials… Read More

Lemon Law Attorneys Once Again Honored As Super Lawyers

June 09, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It is extremely rewarding when our PA Lemon Law Attorneys are recognized by their peers, and for the seventh year in a row, Kimmel & Silverman founding attorneys Craig Thor Kimmel and Bob Silverman have been featured as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the Consumer Law division. In addition, Managing Attorney Jacqueline Herritt has been named… Read More

REPOST– BMW 3-Series Fuel Pump Problems Continue

June 09, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Sometimes, an item is so important that it’s worth repeating.  The fuel pump issue with BMW 3-series vehicles  is on the rise and we have successfully resolved numerous lemon law and breach of warranty claims since we initially posted the issue last October. BMW is working hard to come up with a fix to the… Read More

Mercury Is Falling – Ford Says So Long To 72-Year-Old Brand

June 04, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Following in the footsteps of Pontiac, Saturn, and Hummer, Ford is cutting ties with the 72-year old Mercury brand. According to an Associated Press article, the move is designed to keep Ford running lean and mean, while beefing up the Lincoln luxury brand. Mercury vehicles will be available throughout the Summer at discounted prices at… Read More

The Importance of The Repair Invoice

June 03, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

I hope I don’t sound like a broken record, but we cannot stress the importance of repair invoices. A young lady called today on the 1800 LEMON LAW hotline  to complain about the water leaks in her Jeep–she has been there too many times to count.  Now, anyone who reads our blog knows that we… Read More

Buying A Used Car Without Being Taken For A Ride

May 26, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

There is no doubt that we are all looking for ways to save money and that should extend to car buying. You can save considerably when purchasing a used car versus a new car. That being said, you need to prepare yourself to make sure that the dream car you purchased was not someone else’s… Read More

NJ Consumers Who Suffered Brake Problems with 1997-2000 Kia Sephias Are Entitled to Recourse

April 30, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Attention all NJ consumers who purchased or leased a 1997-2000 Kia Sephia and suffered brake problems:  It’s time to seek recourse and visit KiaSephiaDefectiveBrakes.com (Please note, this website is no longer available). The Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County have reached a decision in the class action suit of “Little vs. Kia,” authorizing claims… Read More