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.

Are Car Companies Calling You To Collect Cash?

September 30, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: car loans, Consumer Rights

Unfortunately, with the problematic economic times we have been dealing with, collection calls are on the rise.  At 1-800 LEMON LAW, we are receiving a number of calls from consumers who are fed up with collection calls they are receiving with regard to delinquent payments on car loans.  Many of these consumers do not actually… Read More

Defects On The Radar: Jeep, Saturn, Buick, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, BMW, Volkswagen, Honda, Toyota

September 25, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Acadia, Accord, bmw, buick, Chrysler, convertible, Ford, ford f-truck, General Motors, GM, jeep, lexus, Toyota, Transmission, volkswagen, VW, water leak

As you can expect, of the hundreds of calls and e-mails we receive each week at 1-800 LEMON LAW headquarters, we frequently see the same thing happening to consumers over and over throughout a variety of States.  Here are some defects we are seeing regularly among our clients.  (Keep in mind we are not saying… Read More

Massachusetts Lemon Law Explained

September 25, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Massachusetts Lemon Law

We continue  with our “Get To Know Your Lemon Law” series, moving on to Massachusetts.  The Massachusetts Lemon Law covers vehicles that are purchased or leased in the Commonwealth from any new car dealer.  These include cars, trucks and motorcycles. In order to file a claim under the MA Lemon Law, you must have a… Read More

New Jersey Lemon Law Explained

September 16, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, New Jersey Lemon Law

Our “Get to Know Your Lemon Law” series continues with a look at the Great Garden State, New Jersey.  The NJ Lemon Law is the second strongest in the Nation, according to the Center for Auto Safety and as we have previously reported on the blog, we are hoping Governor Corzine will actually sign an… Read More

Pennsylvania Lemon Law Explained

September 14, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: PA Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Happy third anniversary Lemon Law Blog buddies! We can’t believe it’s been three years since we started our online community, and we have appreciated the thousands of comments, blog topic ideas, suggestions, and well wishes. Here’s to the next year, where we will aim to provide even more comprehensive news and information on your Breach… Read More

If your car is a clunker, cash may still be available.

September 09, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Cash for Clunkers, Craig Thor Kimmel, Magnuson Moss, TV interview

The Car Allowance Rebate System (aka Cash for Clunkers) has ceased, but that does not mean you cannot get cash if your car is a clunker. We repeatedly discuss the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, which provides distressed drivers with monetary damages if their car, truck or motorcycle has been back in the shop repeatedly for… Read More

A Clunker of A Cash For Clunker Story

August 28, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Cash for Clunkers, Craig Thor Kimmel, TV interview

Thanks to the Cash for Clunkers program, more than 700,000 gas guzzlers are now off the road, replaced by more fuel-efficient vehicles.  It is a tremendous accomplishment and no doubt consumers and car dealers alike really profited off the program. While the program officially came to a close Monday night, there are still car buyers… Read More

Calling All 2008 Porsche Owners with Integrated Cell Phone/Nav System

August 19, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: at &t, Cell Phone, porsche

Are you driving a 2008 Porsche and have your cell phone system built into your PCM module (along with your navigation system and radio)?  Do you use A&T cell phone service?  If you answered yes to both of these questions, we would you like to hear about your experiences, both good and bad.  Please drop us… Read More

1-800 Lemon Law TV Is Always On!

August 14, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: TV interview

Looking for useful, informative, entertaining news segments on your lemon law and consumer rights?  Have you checked out our you tube channel?  The 1-800 LEMON LAW channel  (www.youtube.com/1800lemonlaw) provides all sorts of interesting interviews from our staff.  Learn everything you need to know when it comes to buying a car or fighting for your rights. … Read More

VW & Mazda Warranty Changes

August 13, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Mazda, volkswagen, Warranty

This just in–Edmunds is reporting that Volkswagen, once revered for having a 4 year/50,000 mile original manufacturers warranty, is now reducing the coverage to 3 years/ 36,000 miles on all 2009 models and newer.  The good news is that like several other high-end manufacturers, VW will be covering this cost of all scheduled maintenance up to 36,000… Read More