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.
Unfortunately, as the economy continues to spiral downward, so does production of several General Motors sport utility vehicles. The manufacturer has announced that come December 23, they will close their plant in Moraine, Ohio and cease production of the Chevrolet Trailblazer, the GMC Envoy, and the Saab 9-7x. Thankfully, it’s not all coal and humbug… Read More
As the rain has been pouring down this past week, the calls have been pouring into 1-800 LEMON LAW . We have been successfully resolving a large number of water leak claims recently, especially in General Motors SUVs. But, GM drivers are not alone; I just took a call from a gentleman who has been in 7 times… Read More
Hey New Jersey drivers: Has your car been in the shop three times for the same problem under the original or extended manufacturers warranty? You could be entitled to money back, or possibly a new car under the New Jersey Lemon Law and the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act. Check out your rights this weekend… Read More
We frequently mention our TV and radio appearances on the blog, with the hope that consumers will tune in and learn. Automotive Consumer Advocate Michael Sacks, 1-800 LEMON LAW Director of Communications, recently joined Spencer Graves on WDEL’s Consumer Hotline, when a call came in from a distressed driver with a Volvo XC90. He had close to… Read More
Every day, we receive many calls to our 1-800-Lemon Law hotline, and most callers have a common question “Do I have a lemon?” As discussed before, a lemon by definition is a vehicle with a significant non-conformity that affects the use, value or safety of the vehicle, and cannot be repaired within a reasonable number of repair attempts…. Read More
Throughout this blog, you may find a few statements that we repeat over and over again. Why? Because no matter how many times we say it, people still don’t believe it. So, here we are again, reminding you that in most lemon law and breach of warranty claims, THE DEALER IS NOT THE DEFENDANT. They… Read More
A law that actually helps consumers AND provides free legal help? It seems too good to be true, but the State and Federal Laws do provide equal footing between you and the billion-dollar automobile manufacturer. This provides you the opportunity to have a Lemon Law Attorney who knows and understands the Laws, who has significant experience fighting these types… Read More
As our roller coaster economy continues its downward spiral, repo men are unfortunately having their best year ever.
Try saying that five times fast. Ken Thomas at The Associated Press is reporting that BMW is recalling 200,000 vehicles over concerns that the front passenger airbag may not deploy in a crash. Cars affected by the recall include: 2006 BMW 3 series 2004-2006 BMW 5 series 2004-2006 X3 compact SUV According to The National… Read More
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