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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 State Lemon Law directory, or give us a call at 1-800-536-6652.
 

Learn The PA Lemon Law, From WYOU TV

August 12, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, Car Lemon Law, Lemon Law, Lemon Law Firm, PA Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, TV interview

Lemon Law Attorneys Bob Silverman and Jacqueline Herritt were featured on WYOU TV Interactive News last night, discussing consumers rights under the Pennsylvania Lemon Law and the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act.  The program also offered viewers the chance to call in and discuss their lemon horror stories with Kimmel and Silverman staff members. You… Read More


Land Rover Lowest On JD Power Rankings

August 08, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Audi, cadillac, car rankings, chevrolet, Chrysler, dodge, GM, hummer, isuzu, jeep, kia, land rover, lexus, Mazda, mercedes benz, mercury, mini, Nissan, pontiac, saab, saturn, scion, Subaru, suv, Suzuki, Toyota, volkswagen, volvo

Throughout the year, we receive countless calls from folks looking for car buying advice.  Many figure that by calling 1-800 LEMON LAW prior to buying a car, they may be able to prevent problems “down the road” so to speak. For that reason, since 2001, we have teamed up consumer advocate Jack Gillis and the wonderful team… Read More


Buy A Car Without Being Taken For A Ride

August 06, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Lemon Law, Warranty

As we have been reporting, the manufacturers are suffering and will do anything and everything to sell.  These dire times provide an ideal opportunity for anyone who is looking to get a nice ride for less.  However, a consumer still needs to take the steps necessary to make sure their new dream car does not… Read More


Fox Philly Viewers Were Put To The Test

August 05, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Craig Thor Kimmel, Lemon Law, TV interview

Remember that pop quiz we snuck on you a couple weeks back?  How did you do? It’s amazing how many folks can’t separate fact from fiction when it comes to car buying and your lemon law rights.  Fox Philadelphia consumer reporter Michelle Buckman was equally surprised at some of the answers when she gave the… Read More


Extended Warranties: Bargain or Bogus?

August 04, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Defective Car, extended warranty, Warranty

This past weekend, in her Shortcuts column, New York Times writer Alina Tugend questioned whether a consumer should consider purchasing an extended warranty when buying their car.  She found herself immersed in a maze of terminology, regulations and lawsuits so she sought out some advice from a few well-informed sources: **In their annual auto issue… Read More


Don’t Be Put On The Spot!

July 29, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Dealership Fraud, car sales, dealerships, spot delivery

As we have reported repeatedly on this blog, car sales are down big time! As a result, dealers are doing everything they can to make a sale.  Unfortunately, some dealers are more concerned with getting the cars off the lot immediately than they are about securing financing for their customers.  And as new car sales continue… Read More


Driven A Ford Lately? Probably Not.

July 25, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, car sales, Ford

We are equal opportunity bloggers. It appears that misery loves company and being that we have already reported on General Motor’s spiral downfall, they should be happy that we are now discussing Ford’s foibles. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that despite an unexpected $100-million profit the first quarter, the manufacturer significantly suffered second quarter… Read More


Summer Showers Bring More Than Flowers

July 24, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, chevrolet, Consumer Rights, Mold and Mildew, Warranty, water leak

The Northeast has been hit with some wet, wild weather in the past 48 hours. As a result, our mold and mildew. So, what should you do if you find puddles on your passenger floor (or elsewhere in the car)? **Make a service appointment with your dealership immediately. Make sure the leak or mildew scent is… Read More


Paint Problems Have Drivers Seeing Yellow

July 23, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Consumer Rights, Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss, Paint Defect

As the comments continue to pour in regarding our entry on paint defects with 2000-2005 Ford vehicles (54 so far, but who’s counting?), we thought now would be a good time to discuss when a paint problem can turn into a Lemon Law or Breach of Warranty claim.  We frequently receive calls from distressed drivers who are quite… Read More


I Can’t Drive 55…Unless It Saves Me Cash.

July 22, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: gas prices, speed limit

The high gas prices have all of us in a tizzy.  You will find numerous stories related to the problem everywhere you turn…television, internet, newspapers, even this blog. And the stories are teasing us.  Good Morning America is reporting that although the price decrease of crude oil was the largest three-day decrease in decades, it… Read More