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.

Here’s my problem…..Do I have a lemon?

September 04, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Every day, we receive many calls to our 1-800-Lemon Law hotline, and most callers have a common question “Do I have a lemon?” As discussed before, a lemon by definition is a vehicle with a significant non-conformity that affects the use, value or safety of the vehicle, and cannot be repaired within a reasonable number of repair attempts…. Read More


Dealing with the Dealer

August 26, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Throughout this blog, you may find a few statements that we repeat over and over again.  Why?  Because no matter how many times we say it, people still don’t believe it.  So, here we are again, reminding you that in most lemon law and breach of warranty claims, THE DEALER IS NOT THE DEFENDANT.  They… Read More


Just The Facts M’aam.

August 21, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

A law that actually helps consumers AND provides free legal help? It seems too good to be true, but the State and Federal Laws do provide equal footing between you and the billion-dollar automobile manufacturer. This provides you the opportunity to have a Lemon Law Attorney who knows and understands the Laws, who has significant experience fighting these types… Read More


Car Repoed? You Still Have Rights.

August 19, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

As our roller coaster economy continues its downward spiral, repo men are unfortunately having their best year ever.


Recall Alert: Bad “Beemer” Airbags

August 15, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Try saying that five times fast. Ken Thomas at The Associated Press is reporting that BMW is recalling 200,000 vehicles over concerns that the front passenger airbag may not deploy in a crash. Cars affected by the recall include: 2006 BMW 3 series 2004-2006 BMW 5 series 2004-2006 X3 compact SUV According to The National… Read More


Learn The PA Lemon Law, From WYOU TV

August 12, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Law Attorneys Bob Silverman and Jacqueline Herritt were featured on WYOU TV Interactive News last night, discussing consumers’ rights under the Pennsylvania Lemon Law and the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act.  The program also offered viewers the chance to call in and discuss their lemon horror stories with Kimmel and Silverman staff members. You… Read More


Land Rover Lowest On JD Power Rankings

August 08, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Throughout the year, we receive countless calls from folks looking for car buying advice.  Many figure that by calling 1-800 LEMON LAW prior to buying a car, they may be able to prevent problems “down the road” so to speak. For that reason, since 2001, we have teamed up consumer advocate Jack Gillis and the wonderful team… Read More


Buy A Car Without Being Taken For A Ride

August 06, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

As we have been reporting, the manufacturers are suffering and will do anything and everything to sell.  These dire times provide an ideal opportunity for anyone who is looking to get a nice ride for less.  However, a consumer still needs to take the steps necessary to make sure their new dream car does not… Read More


Fox Philly Viewers Were Put To The Test

August 05, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Remember that pop quiz we snuck on you a couple weeks back?  How did you do? It’s amazing how many folks can’t separate fact from fiction when it comes to car buying and your lemon law rights.  Fox Philadelphia consumer reporter Michelle Buckman was equally surprised at some of the answers when she gave the… Read More


Extended Warranties: Bargain or Bogus?

August 04, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

This past weekend, in her Shortcuts column, New York Times writer Alina Tugend questioned whether a consumer should consider purchasing an extended warranty when buying their car.  She found herself immersed in a maze of terminology, regulations and lawsuits so she sought out some advice from a few well-informed sources: **In their annual auto issue… Read More