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 GM Drivers Still Protected Under The Lemon Law?

June 01, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: bankruptcy, cadillac, Car Lemon Law, chevrolet, General Motors, hummer, Lemon Law, pontiac, saab, saturn

Good news for GM Owners–In the company’s proposed Master Transaction Agreement, it specifically says that GM “will continue to accept all liabilities under express written and limited new vehicle warranties, certified used vehicle warranties, and pre-owned vehicles warranties delivered in connection with the sale of new, certified used, or pre-owned vehicles manufactured or sold by Sellers… Read More

New Amendment in Sales Agreement Protects Chryslers’ Drivers Rights.

June 01, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: amy bennecoff, Auto Bailout, bankruptcy, Bob Silverman, Car Buying, Car Lemon Law, Chrysler, dodge, jeep

Kimmel & Silverman Lemon Law Attorneys Robert M. Silverman and Amy L. Bennecoff spent a large portion of last week in New York working with Chrysler counsel Jones Day and Fiat counsel Sullivan Cromwell to include specific language regarding consumer protection in the Master Sales Agreement between the two companies, scheduled to take effect Monday, June 15. The new… 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

Purchased a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge after 4/30/09?

May 19, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Chrysler, dodge, jeep

Now that so many Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep dealers are closing, the liquidation ads have been popping up all over the television and radio.  Have you purchased a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge since they filed for bankruptcy April 30th?  We would love to hear about your experiences so far.  Drop Client Services Director Michael Sacks… Read More

Car Complaint Index on NBC10 News

May 14, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, Car Complaint Index, TV interview

NBC 10 Consumer Reporter Tracy Davidson recently reported on the 2009 Car Complaint Index.  As Tracy reports, the big story is not which cars are on the list, but rather WHY these cars are on the list in the first place.

Chrysler Bankruptcy Causing Consumer Chaos

May 13, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, Chrysler, philadelphia, TV interview

Lemon Law Attorney Bob Silverman and the 1-800-LEMON LAW team were answering car questions on KYW TV Eyewitness News yesterday and many callers were calling regarding the Chrysler bankruptcy and its effect on consumer rights.  Check out what Bob has to say to Eyewitness News consumer reporter Jim Donovan by clicking here.

Who Makes The Most Pennsylemons?

May 07, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: cadillac, Car Complaint Index, chevrolet, chevrolet cobalt, chevrolet equinox, chevrolet impala, chevrolet malibu, dodge, Ford, GM, gmc, hyundai, jeep, jeep commander, jeep grand cherokee, jeep liberty, jeep wrangler, kia sedona, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, pontiac G6, saturn vue, TV interview

Late last month, we worked on an investigative report with WTAE TV reporter Paul Van Osdel, uncovering which cars provides the most headaches for drivers throughout the Keystone State. Paul obtained a list from PENNDot (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation) and according to their records, from 2003-2008, Chevrolet led the list of lemons in Pennsylvania. Their… Read More

1-800 LEMON LAW on ABC News in Pittsburgh

May 01, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, PA Lemon Law, Pittsburgh, TV interview

Christina Gill Roseman, Managing Attorney of Kimmel and Silverman’s Western Pennsylvania Office, was recently featured on WTAE TV Action News in Pittsburgh discussing the PA Lemon Law.  In addition, the story featured one of our clients who received a complete buyback after filing a claim against General Motors for her lemon Chevrolet Trailblazer.  Did you know… Read More

Recall Alert — Toyota Recalls 121,000 Highlanders.

April 30, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law

Inside Line is reporting that Toyota is recalling 121,000 2008 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles in the U.S. because an optional stainless-steel exhaust tip may fall off “Due to improper heat treatment, the original clamp used to secure the stainless-steel exhaust tip to the exhaust pipe may develop microscopic cracks,” said Toyota Motor Sales USA… Read More

That’s a lemon — A “Quest-ionable” Sliding Door!

April 29, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Lemon Picture of the Week, Picture of the Week

They say a picture tells a thousand words, and you should see some of the pictures our clients send in to us. While working to provide clients with representation for their lemon law and breach of warranty claims, we receive pictures from our clients that show some truly amazing defects in their automobiles.  We thought… Read More