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.
There’s nothing quite like a new car. That spectacular “new car” smell, the glorious sheen of fresh paint, the occasional unexpected power failure – wait, that last one doesn’t seem right… With all the clamor in the news regarding the colossal number of GM recalls in recent months, we are sad to see Ford and… Read More
Do you or someone you know have a vehicle that may be a lemon? The bitter truth about Lemon Law is that most people aren’t fully aware of its purpose, or even how it can help them, until long after they could have filed their claim. Being that we get hundreds of calls every week… Read More
Imagine getting into your car with your spouse, friend, or parent in the passenger seat. You turn the car on and a bright light announces “Passenger Airbag OFF.” The 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline is receiving a number of calls from drivers complaining of Nissan airbag problems who are dealing with this exact situation. This… Read More
With car recalls continuing to dominate the headlines, how can you make sure your car is not part of one of the many makes and models currently involved in a car recall campaign? And if you are purchasing a used car, how do you make sure your car is not one of the 3.5 million… Read More
General Motors continues to make news with their extensive GM recall that covers a variety of vehicles across the brand. In fact, the car company is going to pay a maximum $35 million fine to the US Department of Transportation for delays recalling 2003-2011 small cars with potentially dangerous ignition switch defects. And this past week,… Read More
It’s the list the car companies do not want you to see. The 2014 Car Car Complaint Index is out. The list, compiled each year by consumer advocate Jack Gillis and published in his Car Book, takes a look at which cars receive the most complaints per sales. These complaints are filed with the National… Read More
Anyone who regularly reads our blog knows that we care a great deal about Lemon Law and automotive consumer issues. We take great pride in the thousands of cases we successfully resolve every year. 2014 is off to an amazing start and here is a small sampling of the refunds and replacements we have achieved so… Read More
When New York Times reporter Rebecca Ruiz wanted to interview a Lemon Law attorney pertaining to the Chevrolet Cobalt recall situation, she turned to the Lemon Lawyer who has successfully resolved more General Motors Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims in the last two decades than any other attorney, Bob Silverman. Bob and a… Read More
The 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list came out and once again 1 800 LEMON LAW Senior Associate Amy Bennecoff has been named a Rising Star. Rising Stars are attorneys who are either under 40 years old or have been practicing 10 years or less. Attorneys throughout New Jersey are asked to nominate lawyers they… Read More
Thinking about a buying new or used car? Before you head to the dealer, check out 1-800 LEMON LAW’s Michael Sacks on “Good Day PA” with car buying tips to make sure your dream car does not turn into a nightmare.