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.

Fiat Is Moving Full Speed Ahead; Some DCC Plants Reopen Next Week.

June 23, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Fiat is putting the pedal to metal when it comes to changing the way Chrysler operates.  Several production plants will reopen next week and an interesting Financial Times article outlines Fiat’s strategy moving forward.  You can read it by clicking here (this article is no longer available).


The Rain Is A Pain & The Leaks Are At Their Peak!

June 23, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Where is the sun?  Here in the Northeast, Mother Nature has cast a wet spell over us for most of June and the result is a tremendous number of water leak claims.  In many situations, the leak is stemming from clogged sunroof drains, so if you park under trees, make sure that your roof is… Read More


Bill Looks to Expand Consumer Protections in New Jersey

June 18, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We have great news for New Jersey drivers. Legislation designed to enhance and improve the New Jersey Lemon Law was given final approval today by the General Assembly and is now headed to Governor Corzine. The New Jersey Lemon Law, which has already been named the second most effective lemon law in the nation by… Read More


Lemon Law 101 – A Summer School Refresher

June 16, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

School may be out for Summer, but consumers should always be educated when it comes to their rights. Many of the calls we receive at 1-800 LEMON LAW come specifically from distressed drivers who want to know if they fall under their State’s Lemon Law. So, back by popular demand, it’s a Lemon Law 101… Read More


New Chrysler Will Honor Lemon Law & Breach of Warranty Claims

June 08, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

1-800 LEMON LAW attorneys Bob Silverman and Amy Bennecoff have received a significant amount of exposure and kudos this past week for working with Chrysler’s and Fiat’s attorney to ensure lemon law and breach of warranty protection for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep drivers.  Kimmel and Silverman was the only lemon law firm in the Nation to… Read More


It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, No… They’re Super Lawyers!

June 02, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

For the sixth year in a row, 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 Attorney for the Firm and a 11-year Lemon Law veteran, has also been named to the list for a third year… Read More


Are GM Drivers Still Protected Under The Lemon Law?

June 01, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Good news for GM Owners–In the company’s proposed Master Transaction Agreement, it specifically says that GM “will continue to accept all liabilities under express written and limited new vehicle warranties, certified used vehicle warranties, and pre-owned vehicles warranties delivered in connection with the sale of new, certified used, or pre-owned vehicles manufactured or sold by Sellers… Read More


New Amendment in Sales Agreement Protects Chryslers’ Drivers Rights.

June 01, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Kimmel & Silverman Lemon Law Attorneys Robert M. Silverman and Amy L. Bennecoff spent a large portion of last week in New York working with Chrysler counsel Jones Day and Fiat counsel Sullivan Cromwell to include specific language regarding consumer protection in the Master Sales Agreement between the two companies, scheduled to take effect Monday, June 15. The new… Read More


Is Chrysler’s Bankruptcy Affecting Your Rights?

May 22, 2009 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

No doubt you have read all about the Chrysler bankruptcy in the headlines.  It has been covered by print outlets and blogs throughout the Country, or perhaps you heard Kimmel and Silverman attorney Bob Silverman discuss the situation on the local news.  All current Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep owners and anyone who intends to purchase… Read More


Purchased a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge after 4/30/09?

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

Now that so many Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep dealers are closing, the liquidation ads have been popping up all over the television and radio.  Have you purchased a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge since they filed for bankruptcy April 30th?  We would love to hear about your experiences so far.  Drop Client Services Director Michael Sacks… Read More