Archive for ‘legislation’

NJ Lemon Law for Emergency Vehicles Passes House

December 08, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: legislation, New Jersey Lemon Law, police cars

New Jersey State Assembly unanimously passed A3396, a Bill which would provide lemon law protection to emergency vehicles throughout the Garden State, including fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars. We congratulate “Medic Doug” who has truly been the guiding force behind this Bill, and the Bill’s sponsors, Assemblyman Gary Chiusano, Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose and… Read More

Bill Looks to Expand Consumer Protections in New Jersey

June 18, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, legislation, New Jersey Lemon Law

We have great news for New Jersey drivers. Legislation designed to enhance and improve the New Jersey Lemon Law was given final approval today by the General Assembly and is now headed to Governor Corzine. The New Jersey Lemon Law, which has already been named the second most effective lemon law in the nation by… Read More

Is Chrysler’s Bankruptcy Affecting Your Rights?

May 22, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Auto Bailout, bankruptcy, Car Lemon Law, Chrysler, dodge, jeep, jeep commander, jeep grand cherokee, jeep liberty, jeep wrangler, legislation, Lemon Law, Warranty

No doubt you have read all about the Chrysler bankruptcy in the headlines.  It has been covered by print outlets and blogs throughout the Country, or perhaps you heard Kimmel and Silverman attorney Bob Silverman discuss the situation on the local news.  All current Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep owners and anyone who intends to purchase… Read More

Yamaha Problems? Don’t Stall. Take Action!

June 25, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: legislation, Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss, Massachusetts Lemon Law, Motorcycles, New Jersey Lemon Law, Ohio Lemon Law, Rhode Island Lemon Law, Warranty

We are seeing an increased number of cases pertaining to Yamaha Roadstar motorcycles. These bikes could have reoccurring problems with the engine management system, which could cause the unit to stall, leak oil, or backfire. Repairs may have included installing an additive to clean varnish and carbon, yet this additive has been ruled by experts as… Read More

Philly Council Passes Used Car Bill

May 20, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Consumer Rights, Defective Car, legislation, Magnuson Moss, PA Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, Used Car Lemon Law, used cars

At 1-800-LEMON LAW, we receive countless calls from folks who purchased a used car and ended up being taken for a ride. Sometimes the car has a salvage title, or it will not pass inspection, or it just falls apart. Many times, these distressed drivers have little or no protection under the State and Federal… Read More

The Magnuson Moss Warranty Act: A hidden gem most consumers do not know about

April 10, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, Defective Car, legislation, Magnuson Moss, Warranty

Certainly, we have all heard of the Lemon Law at one time or another.  Every State has one and they are designed to protect car owners when their ride turns sour.  But, what if you fall outside the lemon law provisions?  Perhaps, you live in Pennsylvania, and your problem occurred at 13,000 miles, rather than… Read More

Great News for the Garden State – Senate Looks to Expand NJ Lemon Law

January 30, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, Defective Car, legislation, New Jersey Lemon Law

Jim Griffin from 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

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

December 27, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Defective Car, Kimmel & Silverman, legislation, Magnuson Moss

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

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

October 08, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: Arbitration Policies, Consumer Rights, legislation

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