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.

Did you catch Kimmel on TV last week?

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

No not Jimmy Kimmel….we are talking about K&S Founding Partner/Lemon Law Attorney Craig Thor Kimmel. Craig made several appearances last week on the Philadelphia airwaves to discuss the 2007 Car Complaint Index. In case you missed them, check out Craig’s Eyewitness News story by clicking here and view his recent appearance on Good Day Philadelphia… Read More

Proposed Consumer Electronics Lemon Law in NJ

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

From Dealerscope.com Legislators in New Jersey have proposed a measure that would extend traditional “lemon law” protections to customers purchasing consumer electronics. A-3978, also known as the Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law, unanimously passed an Assembly committee last week. The idea behind the legislation, its sponsors said in a statement to PoliticsNJ.com, is that because… Read More

K&S on TV in Beantown

May 16, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Boston TV viewers were treated to a double dose on lemon law this week. This morning, K & S Founding Partner Craig Thor Kimmel headed to Dedham to offer the low down on the Massachusetts Lemon Law on Fox Morning News. You can catch the segment on line at MyFoxBoston.com. Yesterday, Craig joined Jim Braude… Read More

As predicted, Chrysler has a new owner.

May 16, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Chrysler Sold! By Dale Wickell, About.Com DaimlerChrysler AG announced early this morning that it has sold 80.1-percent of the Chrysler – Dodge – Jeep trio to Cerberus Capital Management, a New York equity firm that specializes in turning around troubled companies. Cerberus reportedly paid $7.4 billion to obtain majority ownership, with Daimler AG retaining a… Read More

2007 Best Bets Are Here!

May 16, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

It happens every year right around this time…calls and e-mails roll in from folks looking to buy a new car. “What are the best cars on the road? Which car is least likely to give me problems?” Obviously, we can’t look into a crystal ball–any type of car could be defective, either due to manufacturer… Read More

Attention Philly: Has your car lost the spring in its step? Catch K&S on Comcast

May 09, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Spring has sprung and with Spring showers can come water leaks, mold, mildew and other common car concerns. If you reside in Philadelphia, you can catch K&S attorney Lou Dobi on Comcast Newsmakers this week discussing common Spring Car Problems. Lou will be on the CNN Headline News Channel at the following times: Wednesday5/9/2007 7:25… Read More

VW Jetta–A Best Bet & On The Car Complaint Index–How Can This Be?

May 03, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Eagle eyed blog readers may notice that one vehicle, the Volkswagen Jetta, is mentioned both on the 2007 Car Complaint Index (in the number 3 position) and among the compact cars in this year’s Best Bets. How can that be? “Best Bets” are based on expected performance in ten categories (crash tests, safety features, fuel… Read More

K&S on WYOU TV News Tonight, 5/3 at 5, 5:30 & 6

May 03, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Attention consumers throughout Wilkes Barre & Scranton, PA: Do you think you may be driving a lemon? If so, call in tonight to WYOU News (Channel 22) to speak one of our lemon law attorneys, consumer advocates, or mechanics. Also, catch attorney Lou Dobi discussing the Pennsylvania Lemon Law, the do’s and don’ts of car… Read More

Pittsburgh Auto Show rescheduled

May 02, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Attention Western Pennsylvania consumers: If you are in the market for a new car, the Auto Show provides a wonderful way to familiarize yourself with many different makes and models in one setting. This year’s Pittsburgh Auto Show has been rescheduled for April 26-April 30 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. You can buy… Read More

The 2007 Car Complaint Index Is Out

May 02, 2007 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Each year, prospective car buyers call us with one constant inquiry: “Which cars receive the most complaints?” Thank goodness for Consumer Advocate Jack Gillis, author of the Ultimate Car Book. Each year, Mr. Gillis puts together a projected car complaint index, comparing the number of complaints submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to… Read More