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.

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

What to ask when hiring a lemon law attorney to avoid a sour experience.

December 27, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Happy new year–we hope you enjoyed a happy holiday with family and friends.  2008 will soon be upon us and as folks reneter reality after their holiday break, their cars will no doubt provide a source of anger and frustration.  Do you know that if the same problem occurs three or more times under manufacturers warranty,  you… Read More

Triumph Motorcycles Showing That Safety Comes First

November 28, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Important Safety Recall Notice Triumph Motorcycles has issued an important safety recall notice (N.H.T.S.A No. 07V-455) to all owners of the Rocket III Classic and Rocket III Classic Tourer models. Triumph has found a defect within the Engine Management Software that may result in the engine stalling when coming to a stop or when idle…. Read More

Making The Lemon Law Work For you from Fox Philly

November 20, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Looking for a quick, informative TV feature outlining your rights under the Lemon Law?  Check out a great piece by Fox Philadelphia consumer reporter Michelle Williams by clicking here!

From WPXI TV in Pittsburgh- Woman gets refund from GM after filing suit about sliding doors problem.

November 15, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

From WPXI TV Pittsburgh airing last night….  Some Mini Vans Put Local Families At Risk PITTSBURGH — Families buy them for room and safety, but some minivans are now scaring local drivers. Lisa Ray, of Penn Hills, said she got a sweet deal on her 2005 Chevy Uplander. She bought it new and it came… Read More

Lemon Lawyer Craig Kimmel Named Awesome Attorney

November 06, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Congratulations to Kimmel & Silverman Founding Partner Craig Thor Kimmel for being named an Awesome Attorney for Lemon Law in SJ Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” issue.  This is the most recent feather in the cap for Craig, who has been named a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine four years running, and is one of… Read More

Sliding Doors Driving GM Owners Back To The Dealer

November 06, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Imagine driving down the road in your minivan and having your sliding door open while you’re vehicle is in motion….some as fast as 45 miles per hour.  We are getting repeated calls from folks with Chevrolet Uplanders, Saturn Relays, Buick Terrazas, and Pontiac Montanas with this problem, and we are working on several television stories… Read More

A Lemon Wife?

October 18, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

As a long-running lemon law firm, you can imagine that we have received some crazy inquiries over the years, but this one takes the cake….Special thanks to the author for giving us permission to share it with you: Dear Attorney Kimmel: As a retired podiatric physician and tenured professor at Temple University’s School of Podiatric… Read More

Help Get Rid of Mandatory Binding Arbitration–Support the Arbitration Fairness Act

October 08, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Your help is urgently needed on important legislation impacting on all consumers. The Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 (House Bill H.R. 3010 and Senate Bill S. 1782) would outlaw mandatory arbitration agreements for consumer contracts. As you know, businesses and corporations bury binding mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts for countless products and services including credit… Read More