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The Consumerist, one of our favorite consumer news sites, has reported on Kenneth Hammels’ victory against Cherry Hill Triplex. You can read all about it by clicking here. Of course, in addition to being very proud of being featured, we always love to read the comments people post. Congratulations Mr. Hammel!
When college student and 1-800-LEMON-LAW client Ryan Robinson purchased the car of his dreams, a 2007 Ford Mustang with 13,000 miles, he had no idea he was stepping into a puddle of problems. However, even though the Carfax was clean, Robinson found his car turned out to have previously been flooded. He has filed suit… Read More
HANDICAPPED SENIOR CITIZEN FROM BUCKS COUNTY WINS TENS OF THOUSANDS IN DEALER FRAUD LAWSUIT AGAINST CHERRY HILL TRIPLEX Consumer Sues For Fraud And Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices
We frequently receive calls at 1-800 LEMON LAW regarding defective airbags….obviously this is one defect drivers want resolved immediately. Thus, Nissan truck drivers should be relieved to note that the manufacturer has found an airbag problem with their vehicles and plans to do something about it. Yahoo is reporting that Nissan Motor Co. will recall more… Read More
According to the Associated Press, December auto sales figures were quite surprising. Despite the financial trials and tribulations being experienced by the big three, it appears that two of the most dependable manufacturers, Toyota and Honda, ended up at the bottom of the heap. Despite showcasing affordable, fuel-effective models, Toyota sales dropped 37 percent last… Read More
As we continue to blog about the dips in auto sales, manufacturers will do anything and everything they can to bring prospective buyers into their showrooms. And, here is the most creative marketing we have seen to date. While unemployment continues to rise in these troubling financial times, one manufacturer is trying to convince you… Read More
Happy new year! The winter months are upon us and so is the wacky wetter weather (try saying that ten times fast.) The phones at 1-800 LEMON LAW are ringing with many distressed drivers who are dealing with water leaks. On this blog, we have discussed why it is so important to continue to bring… Read More
As the winter weather kicks in, we are hearing from quite a few distressed drivers who are experiencing problems with their 4-wheel drive. Many of these callers drive the same model truck and have been told that the manufacturer does not have a fix for the problem at this time. Drivers are told to not… Read More
If you have been watching the news today, I am sure you have heard the news that President Bush will be lending Chrysler and General Motors up to $17.4 billion in short term loans from the US government. The package does come with strings attached; they expect the manufacturers to be viable by the end… Read More
As we await word on if/how the government will bail out the big three, we continue to see car dealers close their doors in record numbers as a result of this troubling economy. And these are not fly-by-night agencies mind you; these are long-standing, highly respected dealerships that have been running in some cases for… Read More