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.

Honda Accord Tops The List for Quality Used Cars

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

By Jacqueline Mitchell, Forbes.com Think about a used car and you might think junky, dirty and old. But another market is catching the attention of savvy buyers who want updated rides without paying new-car prices. These certified used or certified “pre-owned” (CPO) vehicles have been inspected and refurbished by the manufacturer and are backed by… Read More


NEW JERSEY LEMON LAW TO BE DISCUSSED ON “EYE ON OCEAN COUNTY”

March 18, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

(Toms River, NJ)— Many distressed drivers throughout the Garden State are not aware they are entitled to free legal representation if their car is a lemon. Consumer rights under the New Jersey Lemon Law and Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty will be discussed on “Eye On Ocean County.”  The program will air on Comcast in Ocean… Read More


Lemon Law Alert – Ford F Trucks on Fire

March 07, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Lawyer Craig Thor Kimmel was featured in this Fox Undercover story on Ford F-Trucks catching fire as a result of unsuccessful cruise control recall that wasn’t performed on many vehicles. If this has happened to you, please contact Michael Sacks, Kimmel and Silverman’s Client Services Director, at 800-536-6652 ext. 131 or via e-mail at… Read More


Ford’s “Cruising” For A Bruising–Truck owners must disconnect their cruise control switches to prevent fires.

February 29, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are working with a Philadelphia Network affiliate on this story.  If your truck has suffered damage as a result of this problem, please contact Michael Sacks, Kimmel and Silverman’s Director of Client Services at 800-536-6652 ext. 131 or via e-mail at msacks@lemonlaw.com. Feds Alert Ford Owners to Recalls By KEN THOMAS – 18 hours… Read More


A shout out from CBS News

February 29, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

(CBS News) What recourse do I have if a car I buy turns out to be a dud? That was among the questions answered Thursday by Early Show consumer correspondent Susan Koeppen in the latest installment in her series, “Ask It Early.” Viewers send Susan videos of themselves posing the questions, and she picks some to… Read More


K&S Makes Front Page News

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

Lemon Aid Driving a clunker?  There is help. By Dan Sokil (staff writer) Norristown Reporter February 9, 2008 Maybe you’ve heard a catchy tune, or seen a commercial on TV about it.  But what exactly are you supposed to do if you find yourself driving a “lemon”? Roy “Duke” Milner of Lansdale knows first-hand the… Read More


Looking for a new car for a new year? Check out Comcast Newsmakers

February 20, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Law Attorney Craig Kimmel provides some rules of thumb for buying a new car without being taken for a ride  all this week on Comcast Newsmakers.  If you live in Pennsylvania, you can check out Newsmakers at the following times on CNN Headline News: Wednesday 2/20:  7:25 am & 3:25 pm Thursday 2/21:  6:25 am… Read More


Be Careful Of The New Kids On The Block

February 01, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Thanks to the world wide web, anyone can promote their services on-line and programs, such as google adwords, enables law firms to target specific terms and pay to appear under these terms. The disturbing fact is that folks can write anything in their ads that they want–there is no control or protocol. Earlier this week,… Read More


Great News for the Garden State – Senate Looks to Expand NJ Lemon Law

January 30, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Jim Griffin from Politicer.com is reporting that the Senate Commerce Committee approved legislation that would better protect consumers under the New Jersey Lemon Law for new car purchases by expanding coverage from 18,000 miles to 24,000 miles. The Bill was sponsored by Senators Barbara Buono and Nicholas Scutari. The Committee approved Bill S-454, which would… Read More


Value Kia settles deceptive ad lawsuit for $250,000

January 11, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

From www.6abc.com by Matt Dennis and Bob Monek January 10, 2007 — Two local auto-dealerships have agreed to pay 250-thousand dollars for deceptive advertising and other illegal practices. The settlement is the result of a civil lawsuit filed by the Pennsylvania Attorney General against Value Kia on Essington Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia and the Value… Read More