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.

2010 Car Complaint Index Is Here

April 06, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It always happens as the Spring flowers bloom and the weather gets warmer.  Consumers start to get the itch to go car-shopping, to get behind a hot new set of wheels and head out on the open highway.  And with their burning desire comes their repeated calls to the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline, asking that… Read More


Toyota Prius Owner Afraid to Drive Because of Sudden Acceleration

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

Fox 29 News reported this story on a Toyota Prius owner who is afraid to drive his car because of sudden acceleration.


Defect Alert — Honda Accord Brake Recall

March 12, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

The calls have been coming non-stop on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline from folks who are having brake problems with their Honda Accords, most notably 2008-2009 models. We are VERY familiar with this problem and we know that American Honda is trying very hard to comprehend and permanently fix the problem. That being said, we… Read More


540,000 Nissans and 1.3 Cobalts & Pontiacs Recalled

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

In the wake of the massive Toyota recalls comes some stressful news from Nissan and General Motors. Both manufacturers are announcing pretty extensive recalls on some of their most popular models. Let’s start with Nissan, who has announced a recall of 539,864 vehicles due to faulty brake pedal pins and fuel gauge components. Those models… Read More


Pennsylvania & Delaware Toyota Drivers Are Getting Recourse

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

Courtesy of KYW TV Consumer Crusader Jim Donovan’s Blog, we have some good news for Pennsylvania and Delaware Toyota Drivers: Both Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden have secured deals with Toyota where the manufacturer will provide Toyota drivers affected by the recall with rental cars, loaner vehicles, shuttle services… Read More


Columbus, OH Drivers: Tune In To The Lemon Aid Minute

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

Distressed drivers throughout Columbus, OH now have someone to tune into for useful automotive advice and information.  Join 1-800 LEMON LAW Communications Director and Automotive Consumer Advocate Michael Sacks every week for the 1 800 LEMON LAW Lemon Aid Minute, airing during AutoSmarts4U Saturdays between 1-3pm on News Talk 610 WTVN. Every week, Michael shares… Read More


NJ Lemon Law Adds Coverage For Emergency Vehicles

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

One of the Nation’s strongest State Lemon Laws, The New Jersey Lemon Law, just got even better with the addition of all emergency vehicles, including ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars. As we have previously reported, this change that came about after Doug Fenichel, a volunteer emergency medical technician for the Flanders, NJ Fire and… Read More


Could A Toyota Corolla Recall Be Next?

February 19, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

In the midst of all the Toyota trouble comes another possible recall.  The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is looking into repeated complaints about steering in Toyota Corollas. Over 150 complaints have been filed with NHTSA regarding the Corolla’s electric assisted steering system.  This system uses an electric motor to reduce the amount of… Read More


NHTSA Investigates Power Steering Problems in 2005-2009 Chevrolet Cobalts

February 02, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

The New York Times is reporting that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation regarding the electric power steering system in 905,000 Chevrolet Cobalts, model years 2005-2009. NHTSA says more than 1,132 complaints have been filed by Cobalt drivers, with eleven accidents and one injury reported. Most of these incidents have… Read More


Toyota Adds 600,000 Vehicles To Recall

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

Back in late November, we reported that Toyota was recalling 4 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles due to faulty accelerator pedals after NHTSA reported more than 2,000 instances of sudden acceleration. This past Thursday, the manufacturer announced it is recalling an additional 600,000 vehicles.  The new recall affects 2009- 2010 Toyota RAV4 models, 2009-2010 Toyota… Read More