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.
As soon as the weather takes a turn for the better, and motorcyclists “get their motors running,” calls come in to 1-800-LEMON-LAW about defective Harley Davidson, Honda, BMW, Yamaha, and Kawasaki motorcycles…with all the callers asking the same question: “Are motorcycles covered under the Lemon Law?” The answer depends on the state. Among the states… Read More
Many distressed drivers throughout New Jersey are not aware they are entitled to free legal representation if their car is defective. Consumer rights under the New Jersey Lemon Law and Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act will be discussed on “Eye On Ocean County.” The program will air on Comcast throughout Ocean County, New Jersey Wednesday, July 8 at 9:00… Read More
Dodge Ram diesel drivers have called 1-800-LEMON-LAW by the truck-ful complaining of problems with engine hesitation, check engine lights, and exhaust lights. Many of these consumers have been back to the Dodge dealer repeatedly as the service department replaced computers, cleaned turbos and installed new exhaust filters. We have successfully handled hundreds of these cases… Read More
A number of General Motors drivers are calling into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline seeking assistance with hesitation on acceleration. There has been a Technical Service Bulletin issued by GM for all 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalades (including the EXT and ESV models), 2006-2009 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V models , 2007-2009 Chevrolet Silverados, Suburbans, and Tahoes, 2006-2009 Corvettes, 2007-2009 GMC… Read More
Fiat is putting the pedal to metal when it comes to changing the way Chrysler operates. Several production plants will reopen next week and an interesting Financial Times article outlines Fiat’s strategy moving forward. You can read it by clicking here (this article is no longer available).
Where is the sun? Here in the Northeast, Mother Nature has cast a wet spell over us for most of June and the result is a tremendous number of water leak claims. In many situations, the leak is stemming from clogged sunroof drains, so if you park under trees, make sure that your roof is… Read More
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
School may be out for Summer, but consumers should always be educated when it comes to their rights. Many of the calls we receive at 1-800 LEMON LAW come specifically from distressed drivers who want to know if they fall under their State’s Lemon Law. So, back by popular demand, it’s a Lemon Law 101… Read More
1-800 LEMON LAW attorneys Bob Silverman and Amy Bennecoff have received a significant amount of exposure and kudos this past week for working with Chrysler’s and Fiat’s attorney to ensure lemon law and breach of warranty protection for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep drivers. Kimmel and Silverman was the only lemon law firm in the Nation to… Read More
For the sixth year in a row, Robert M. Silverman and Craig Thor Kimmel have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Magazine. In addition, Jacqueline Herritt, Managing Attorney for the Firm and a 11-year Lemon Law veteran, has also been named to the list for a third year… Read More