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.

Calling All 2008 Porsche Owners with Integrated Cell Phone/Nav System

August 19, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Are you driving a 2008 Porsche and have your cell phone system built into your PCM module (along with your navigation system and radio)?  Do you use A&T cell phone service?  If you answered yes to both of these questions, we would you like to hear about your experiences, both good and bad.  Please drop us… Read More

1-800 Lemon Law TV Is Always On!

August 14, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Looking for useful, informative, entertaining news segments on your lemon law and consumer rights?  Have you checked out our you tube channel?  The 1-800 LEMON LAW channel  (www.youtube.com/1800lemonlaw) provides all sorts of interesting interviews from our staff.  Learn everything you need to know when it comes to buying a car or fighting for your rights. … Read More

VW & Mazda Warranty Changes

August 13, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

This just in–Edmunds is reporting that Volkswagen, once revered for having a 4 year/50,000 mile original manufacturers warranty, is now reducing the coverage to 3 years/ 36,000 miles on all 2009 models and newer.  The good news is that like several other high-end manufacturers, VW will be covering this cost of all scheduled maintenance up to 36,000… Read More

NJ Lemon Law Attorneys Honored in Top Attorney Poll

August 07, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are thrilled to congratulate Kimmel and Silverman New Jersey Lemon Law Attorneys Bob Silverman, Jacqueline Herritt and Richard Scholer, who have all been featured as top attorneys in a poll published in the month’s SJ Magazine. New Jersey Attorneys throughout Camden, Burlington and Gloucester Counties were asked to name attorneys who were above-par in… Read More

Buy Buy Buy! But Be Careful.

July 25, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

No, we are not talking about that ridiculous boy band song.  We are saying that if you have some money in your pocket, now is the time to consider buying a new set of wheels. The incentives are very attractive, there are many dealers out there who are hungry to make a great deal with… Read More

NJ Lemon Law Discussed This Weekend On News 12 New Jersey

July 17, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

The New Jersey Lemon Law may be expanded to include additional protection for distressed drivers. The NJ Lemon Law currently protects consumers who suffer a problem that occurs in the first 18,000 miles or 24 months, whichever comes first, and continues to occur three or more times despite repair attempts from an authorized manufacturers dealership. Assembly Bill… Read More

When It Comes To Accidents, It’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

July 10, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Three calls came into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline this afternoon from folks who were looking to save some money by buying used cars. All three people later found out that their cars were in accidents prior to purchase.  In two situations, the accidents were not even listed on carfax.  Of the three, only one… Read More

Biz As Usual Is Over At General Motors

July 10, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Amidst tons of debt, the worst sales figures in 25 years, and tens of thousands of layoffs, a new General Motors is emerging and according to CEO Fritz Henderson, the name may be the only similarity between the old company and the new. The new GM was “born” this morning in a New York press… Read More

Lemon Law Refunds & Repurchases Are In Bloom This June.

July 05, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

It’s time for another roundup of recent repurchases and refunds.  These blog entries are always our favorite to write.  Kimmel & Silverman is dedicated to being the oldest, largest and most helpful lemon law firm in the Northeast, successfully handling over 50,000 lemon law and breach of warranty claims since our inception at absolutely no… Read More

Trading In A Clunker? Cash May Be Available.

July 04, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

President Obama introduced a “Cash for Clunkers” program last week.  The $1 billion program will provide drivers with up to $4,500 in trade in value if they turn their poor-mileage clunker in for a more fuel-efficient vehicle. The government is hoping that the new program will take off the way it has in Germany, and will… Read More