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.

Pittsburgh Auto Show rescheduled

May 02, 2007 By: LemonLaw 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: LemonLaw 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

K&S to Participate in Rhode Island Parade Sunday 5/6

May 02, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are excited to announce that we are participating in the National Police Parade, Sunday, May 6, 2007! The Police Parade steps off at 12:30 pm in Middletown, Rhode Island. Though historically the parade consisted only of law enforcement officials, we are the first consumer advocate organization to be involved and we thank Detective Huck… Read More

The Disadvantages of Going Alone

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

The Lemon Law seems simple enough to enforce, right? I mean if your car is in the shop three or four times, or an extended period of time, any consumer should be able to speak to their dealer and get a new car under the Law. It seems easy enough. But, alas we do not… Read More

Law & Politics Magazine Calls Silverman Super!

April 02, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Congratulations to our Founding Partner Bob Silverman, who for the third year in a row, has been named New Jersey Super Lawyer in a recent study by Law & Politics Magazine. The findings were published in the April 2007 edition of New Jersey Monthly. Bob is the only lemon law lawyer in New Jersey to… Read More

Ford trucks–built tough? We’re not sure….

March 16, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

We are seeing an increase in the number of Ford F Trucks cases recently, especially with coolant and oil problems. If you have brought your truck in for these problems, you are not alone. Check your VIN#. Many of those vehicles affected have a P as the 8th letter of their VIN#. If you find… Read More

Texting & Driving–A Lethal Combo!

March 16, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Another great post from CarConnection.Com–This is a growing trend. Driving While Texting: The New DUI? BlackBerrys, Treos latest driving distraction. by Marty Padgett We’ve warned of the dangers of driving on Ambien, Rozerem, and other sleep aids. Now, as the Wall Street Journal reports, law enforcement is beginning to pay attention to the growing threat… Read More

If you have a VW, STOP! 790,000 cars are being recalled for faulty brake lights.

March 01, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

From Car Connection: Volkswagen will recall some 790,000 vehicles for faulty brake lights. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a recall notice last week, cited the company’s Jetta, Golf, GTI, R32, and New Beetle models in the recall, stating that brake lights in these vehicle may have brake lights and switches that do not… Read More

Northeastern PA Lemon Law Clinic A Huge Success!

February 22, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Thanks to all the folks who turned out last night for our WBRE On Your Side Car Buying and Northeastern PA Lemon Law Clinic. The response was overwhelming, and the audience’s questions and comments were also very insightful. While many consumers know the lemon law exists, many do not know how it works or how… Read More

Chrysler for Sale? Apparently

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

As we reported in an earlier post, Chrysler announced a heart-breaking restructuring plan Valentines Day. Now comes word that the company is for sale… From Car Connection MORALE DEAD AT CHRYSLER; RUMORS GROW by Joseph Szcesny Momentum continues to build behind the speculation about a potential sale of the Chrysler Group as investment bankers retained… Read More