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.

In the market for a new car? Don’t let opportunity pass you “buy”!

September 18, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Auto Makers Pile On Buyer Incentives by Jonathan Welsh Thursday, September 13, 2007 provided by the Wall Street Journal Online The home-mortgage mess is hitting the auto business, as interest rates on car loans creep upward and many people find it hard to qualify for credit to buy a new vehicle. But for consumers with… Read More


ABC’s “I-Caught” Puts New Jersey Dealer “On The Spot.”

September 05, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Former football star Brad Benson is known for his light-hearted radio and television commercials, however he may have gotten a bit more publicity than he bargained for when his dealership was featured last night on the ABC program “I-Caught.” You can watch the video from YouTube here: (This video has been removed from YouTube and… Read More


Where Do Lemon Cars Go?: Interesting NY Times Story on Laundered Lemons

September 01, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Ever wonder what happens to lemon cars once they are bought back by the manufacturer? Last Sunday, The New York Times printed an interesting story which should shed some light on this mystery. Many Pennsylvania consumers are unaware that, in 2002, K&S Attorney Craig Thor Kimmel worked with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Consumer Affairs Committee… Read More


Philadelphia Ford Dealers Charged With Racial Bias

August 31, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Law Attorney Bob Silverman appeared on NBC10’s All That & More” last week to discuss this scandal.  if you feel that you have been a victim of this scam, please contact us to see if we can help. By WILLIAM BENDER From The Philadelphia Daily News At Springfield Ford in Delaware County, “You ALWAYS… Read More


Tough Break–Ford Recalls 3.6 Million Vehicles

August 22, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

From Associated Press Ford Recalling 3.6 Million Vehicles By Ken Thomas, Associated Press Writer Ford Recalling 3.6 Million Vehicles to Deal With Concerns About Faulty Cruise Control Switch WASHINGTON (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is recalling 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans to address concerns about a cruise… Read More


PA Consumers: Catch Lemon Lawyer Craig Kimmel on Comcast Newsmakers This Week

July 25, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

If you live in Philadelphia or the surrounding areas, catch K&S Lemon Law Attorney Craig Thor Kimmel discussing the 2007 Car Complaint Index on Comcast Newsmakers all this week. Tune into the CNN Headline News Channel at the following times: Wednesday7/25/2007 6:25 AM 2:25 PM Thursday7/26/2007 5:25 AM 1:25 PM 9:25 PM Friday7/27/2007 4:25 AM… Read More


Support the Arbitration Fariness Act of 2007!

July 23, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

A large and growing number of corporations now require consumers and employees to sign contracts that include mandatory arbitration clauses. Unfortunately, in most circumstances, most individuals have no option but to move forward and accept the clause, or to forgo securing employment or needed goods or services. The Arbitration Fairness Act would ban pre-dispute Mandatory… Read More


Buying a used car? Protect yourself from buying a flood car!

June 28, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We frequently get calls from used car buyers who think they may have purchased a flood car. While it is true that cars submersed by waters from Hurricane Katrina and other storms could end up on an auction block and sold to your local dealership, The National Auto Dealers’ Association has come up with a… Read More


Small is Big, According to Auto Analysts

June 04, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Some promising news for the auto manufacturers- With gas prices continuing to rise, it is not surprising to see fuel efficiency on the top of every driver’s priority list. As a result some of the big boys, namely Ford trucks, are taking a bit of a beating. Remember, now is a great time to take… Read More


Kimmel, Silverman & Herritt Named 2007 PA Super Lawyers

June 04, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

For the fourth year in a row, Robert M. Silverman and Craig Thor Kimmel, founding partners of the Ambler and Pittsburgh-based lemon law and consumer advocacy firm of Kimmel & Silverman, have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Magazine. In addition, Jacqueline Herritt, Managing Attorney for the Firm… Read More