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.

The Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

June 05, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, used cars

The Spring has sprung and more and more folks are aching to get behind the wheel of a new car, or at least a car that is “new to you.”  In this troubled economical climate, drivers are turning toward used cars at record numbers and that is certainly understandable.  What is NOT understandable is why… Read More

Pittsburgh Lemon Law Lawyer Speaks at Arbitration Seminar

May 24, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Arbitration Policies, Car Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, Pittsburgh

Christina Gill Roseman, Managing Attorney of Kimmel & Silverman’s Western Pennsylvania Lemon Law office, was selected to speak on applicable rules and statutes surrounding Pennsylvania Lemon Law cases during the Allegheny County Compulsory Arbitration Seminar held recently in Pittsburgh. During this conference, attorneys who are looking to serve as potential arbitrators are provided an overview… Read More

Chevrolet Sonic Starting Problem Leaves Drivers Stranded

May 22, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: General Motors, Stalling

We have started getting calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from distressed drivers complaining of a Chevrolet Sonic starting problem.  They will be at home or in a parking lot when all of a sudden the car will not start leaving the driver stranded.  And what makes matters worse is that GM service… Read More

Suzuki Kizashi Paint Leads To Driver Complaints

May 10, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Paint Defect

Suzuki Kizashi owners are contacting the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline with a number of paint complaints.  What starts out as simple paint chipping has led to paint stripping off the car in a spider web type pattern.  Suzuki has repainted many vehicles under the manufacturers warranty, however drivers have found the paint not to… Read More

NJ Lemon Law Special Airs On Comcast of Ocean County

May 03, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: amy bennecoff, Lemon Law, New Jersey Lemon Law, TV interview

Attention all distressed drivers throughout Ocean County, New Jersey:  If you are having continuous  problems with your car, don’t miss the Wednesday May 9th edition of “Eye On Ocean County.”  Host Christina Sacco is joined by NJ Lemon Law Attorney Amy Bennecoff and 1 800 LEMON LAW Communications Director Michael Sacks for 30 minutes of… Read More

Ford F Truck Diesel Problems Continue

May 01, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, ford f-truck

Driving a diesel Ford F-Truck with an R as the eighth letter in your VIN? If so, you may be dealing with a number of defects. For quite a few years, we have continuously received calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and F-450 drivers complaining of blue, white… Read More

Defect Alert – Kia Sorento Steering Problems

April 23, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: alignment, kia, steering

Are you a Kia Sorrento driver experiencing power steering problems? Do you seem to be having alignment issues? You may remember our previous 2011 blog post regarding alignment issues with Hyundai Sonata models.Throughout the past year, numerous Hyundai drivers have complained that their Sonatas are constantly pulling to the right or left, resulting in uneven tire… Read More

Defect Alert – Hyundai Tucson Transmission Problems

April 02, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, hyundai, Transmission

We have received word from several distressed drivers that Hyundai is having recurring transmission problems with its Tucson model, resulting in a number of vehicles having their transmissions replaced, while others are continuing to go back to the shop repeatedly with no fix in sight. Hyundai Tucson drivers are complaining on message boards of vehicles failing… Read More

Defect Alert – Chevrolet Cruze Coolant Leak

March 16, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: antifreeze smell, Car Lemon Law, chevrolet cruze, Coolant and Oil Problems

Driving a Chevrolet Cruze? Check your coolant levels because it appears that there may be a problem. Forums are popping up discussing the issue, and we recently opened a claim where the car has been in the shop for over six weeks for a coolant leak because parts are unavailable. In another situation, a consumer… Read More

Why Use A Lemon Law Lawyer?

March 06, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: attorney general, Car Lemon Law, Lemon Law Firm

The Lemon Law seems so cut and dry, so easy, so black and white… you are in the shop a continuous number of times for the same problem and the manufacturer is supposed to give you a new car or full refund, right? There should be no ifs, and or buts about it, according to… Read More