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.
It’s a sad day in the history of automobiles. Autoblog reports that General Motors will phase out Pontiac by the end of 2010, and will build its accelerated visibility plan surrounding its four remaining brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. By the end of the year, we will also know if and how GM will move… Read More
An interesting article today in AOL’s automotive section sparks a debate we have seen many times over the years: Will an oil change void your manufacturer’s warranty? A consumer starts to encounter problems with their engine. The car starts to sputter, the service engine soon light comes on, and then all of a sudden, the… Read More
1-800 LEMON LAW is thrilled to provide weekly consumer news and helpful tips to AutoSmarts 4 U, the highly rated automotive call-in show heard every Saturday morning from 9-11 am on 103.9 WTDA FM in Columbus, Ohio. Listen for Automotive Consumer Advocate Michael Sacks’ weekly Lemon Aid Minute and be sure to join MIchael for… Read More
We are thrilled to announce that 1-800 LEMON LAW is taking a bite of the Big Apple and is now providing 100% cost-free lemon law help to distressed drivers throughout New York. Our efforts have already been featured on Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, News 4 New York and ‘Help Me Howard’ on… Read More
This year, the Car Complaint Index takes on a whole new meaning, as more and more consumers are complaining that their dealers can not duplicate their problems. In addition, many components are on back order, requiring many distressed drivers to wait months before having their vehicles properly fixed. Lemon Law Attorney Craig Thor Kimmel joined Fox… Read More
Yamaha Motor Corp. issued a recall of more than 120,000 Yahama Rhino ATVs today. All Rhino 450 and 660 model vehicles are being recalled for repairs intended to prevent accidents that have resulted in 46 confirmed deaths and hundreds of injuries. These Yamaha Rhinos suffer from inherent design flaws that make them unstable and susceptible… Read More
More and more consumers are calling into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline with a problem that “can not be duplicated” by the service department. Whether it be braking, a sensor light, an alignment issue or a strange noise in the engine, nothing is more frustrating than having a well-intentioned service adviser tell you that they… Read More
Since 1991, Kimmel & Silverman has prided itself in protecting consumer rights, starting with providing free lemon law help to consumers in the Philadelphia, PA region and building throughout Pittsburgh, and then New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, New Hampshire and Connecticut. Since our inception, we have handled over 50,000 lemon law and breach of warranty claims,… Read More
Mr. Rapkin: I would just like to say thank you for the work you have done to get my vehicle problems settled. Chrysler initially offered me $1000.00 plus vehicle repairs, but you pushed on and got the settlement I wanted: Chrysler is repurchasing their mistake!!! Thank you so much. This situation was getting to be very… Read More
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