Mr. Rapkin: I would just like to say thank you for the work you have done to get my vehicle problems settled. Chrysler initially offered me $1000.00 plus vehicle repairs, but you pushed on and got the settlement I wanted: Chrysler is repurchasing their mistake!!! Thank you so much. This situation was getting to be very… Read More
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The 2009 Car Complaint Index provides consumers with the vehicles that receive the most projected complaints per sales, and the answers may surprise you.
Jacqui Herritt, Managing Attorney of Kimmel & Silverman and one of the most prominent women consumer attorneys in the Nation, has contributed a car-buying article to the inaugural issue of MomSpace Magazine. If you are planning on buying a car in the near future, you must click here to ensure that you are not taken for… Read More
Gadzooks! For as long as we can remember, many of the 1-800 LEMON LAW family has spent their mornings listening to Preston & Steve, first on Y-100 and now on 93.3 WMMR in Philadelphia. So, we were a little taken aback when the gang on the show started to sing a competitor’s jingle recently. All… Read More
When filing a lemon law or breach of warranty claim, there are two things you should have in your possession to ensure maximum remedy. REPAIR INVOICES which clearly outline that you have continuously brought this matter to the manufacturers’ attention. These invoices should outline specifically what you complained about, and the service manager should allow… Read More
We are getting a lot of calls recently on the 1-800-LEMON LAW hotline from folks who think the State and Federal laws are cut and dry, want to fight on their own, and just want some advice on how to move forward. Unfortunately, if the State Lemon Laws were as cut and dry as they seemed,… Read More
We are receiving many calls on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline from folks who are suffering significant transmission problems, where the vehicle is having troubles going from one gear to another. Most notably, we have taken several Ford Explorer cases this week. In two of these cases, they were in for transmission repair significant times under warranty… Read More
I know we have covered this before, but I need to cover it again. Regardless of whether Kimmel & Silverman handles your claim or not, you should NEVER pay any upfront fees or retainers to a consumer attorney in any case dealing with Lemon Laws, Federal Warranty Laws, or dealer fraud. The laws are written in… Read More
“If I only knew then what I know now….” It’s a standard phrase that we all tend to say now and again. Two calls we received today on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline certainly cement the fact. The first call came from a woman who purchased a certified pre-owned BMW in Philadelphia. So far, so… Read More