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1-800 LEMON LAW is now offering free legal help to distressed drivers throughout Connecticut. We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Connecticut Lemon Law Office, managed by Angela Troccoli. The Connecticut Lemon Law is one of the most effective lemon laws in the Nation for several reasons. First, it covers all vehicles,… Read More
Throughout the seventeen years we have been in business, we have received well over 1000 calls pertaining to odometer rollback. It remains a common act of dealer fraud. And as we have repeatedly told consumers, it is illegal.
As the rain has been pouring down this past week, the calls have been pouring into 1-800 LEMON LAW . We have been successfully resolving a large number of water leak claims recently, especially in General Motors SUVs. But, GM drivers are not alone; I just took a call from a gentleman who has been in 7 times… Read More
Hey New Jersey drivers: Has your car been in the shop three times for the same problem under the original or extended manufacturers warranty? You could be entitled to money back, or possibly a new car under the New Jersey Lemon Law and the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act. Check out your rights this weekend… Read More
We frequently mention our TV and radio appearances on the blog, with the hope that consumers will tune in and learn. Automotive Consumer Advocate Michael Sacks, 1-800 LEMON LAW Director of Communications, recently joined Spencer Graves on WDEL’s Consumer Hotline, when a call came in from a distressed driver with a Volvo XC90. He had close to… Read More
As our roller coaster economy continues its downward spiral, repo men are unfortunately having their best year ever.
The Northeast has been hit with some wet, wild weather in the past 48 hours. As a result, our mold and mildew. So, what should you do if you find puddles on your passenger floor (or elsewhere in the car)? **Make a service appointment with your dealership immediately. Make sure the leak or mildew scent is… Read More
As the comments continue to pour in regarding our entry on paint defects with 2000-2005 Ford vehicles (54 so far, but who’s counting?), we thought now would be a good time to discuss when a paint problem can turn into a Lemon Law or Breach of Warranty claim. We frequently receive calls from distressed drivers who are quite… Read More
Yes, I know we are in the middle of a hot, humid Summer….no better time to surprise you with a pop quiz on your knowledge relating to the lemon law and car buying. No matter what time of year, it’s important to be prepared when either buying a new or used car, or filing a lemon… Read More
From “All That & More” on NBC10 in Philadelphia (7/14): Councilman Darrell Clarke has listened to his fair share of stories from constituents telling him about how they’ve been duped by used car dealers. “One lady in particular, she came in, she clearly had her paperwork, the vehicle was clearly damaged, but it was sold… Read More