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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.
 

Pop Quiz! How’s Your Auto Aptitude?

July 21, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, dealerships, financing, Lemon Law, used cars, Vehicle Fraud

Yes, I know we are in the middle of a hot, humid Summer….no better time to surprise you with a pop quiz on your knowledge relating to the lemon law and car buying.  No matter what time of year, it’s important to be prepared when either buying a new or used car, or filing a lemon… Read More


Cool, Compact & Now With Less Complaints

July 18, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Acura, best buys, Car Buying, center for auto safety, Chrysler, Honda, hyundai, kia, Nissan

Anyone looking to purchase a cute, compact number in the wake of these high gas prices?  If you’re looking for a cool ride that will be easy on your wallet, look no further. Consumer Advocate Jack Gillis and The Center for Auto Safety have put together a comprehensive list of Best Bets in the 2008 Car Book,… Read More


GM Has Big Plans For Small Cars

July 17, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: cadillac, Car Buying, chevrolet, General Motors, GM

General Motors, not wanting to face the fate of bankruptcy, is scaling back with an overall $15 billion cost-cutting program, as reported by Mike Harris of The Associated Press. Speedway Motorsports Inc., which owns eight tracks that hold NASCAR events, already has been told GM will not renew contracts at two tracks — New Hampshire Motor Speedway and… Read More


Showbiz Couple Breakup Creates Confusion

July 15, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, Car Lemon Law, Craig Thor Kimmel, Humor, Kimmel & Silverman

DESPITE SHOWBIZ COUPLE BREAKING UP, KIMMEL & SILVERMAN, THE LEMON LAW FIRM, IS STILL GOING STRONG  July 15, 2008 – As headlines continue to roll in about the demise of the relationship between late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and comedienne Sarah Silverman, the calls are coming in at 1-800-LEMON-LAW, the law firm of Kimmel… Read More


NBC10 Story On Philly Used Car Lemon Law

July 15, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Consumer Rights, Kimmel & Silverman, Used Car Lemon Law

From “All That & More” on NBC10 in Philadelphia (7/14): Councilman Darrell Clarke has listened to his fair share of stories from constituents telling him about how they’ve been duped by used car dealers. “One lady in particular, she came in, she clearly had her paperwork, the vehicle was clearly damaged, but it was sold… Read More


KDKA TV Reports on Motorcyclist’s Rights

July 14, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Arbitration Policies, Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss, motorcycle lemon law, Motorcycles, TV interview

GREENSBURG MAN FIGHTS BACK OVER BROKEN MOTORCYCLE GREENSBURG (KDKA, 7/11/08) ― With gas prices up, motorcycle sales are rising too. Some motorcycles can get fifty, even sixty miles per gallon, but what if you run into trouble? If your motorcycle turns out to be a lemon, the PA Lemon Law doesn’t cover motorcycles, so what… Read More


GM Filing For Bankruptcy? CEO Says No.

July 11, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: buick, cadillac, Car Buying, car sales, General Motors, GM, hummer, trucks

As you can expect, we have successfully handled thousands upon thousands of GM lemon law cases through the years….Cadillacs, Buicks, Chevrolets, Corvettes, Pontiacs, Hummers, etc.  Founding Partner and Lemon Law Attorney Bob Silverman has taken charge of many of these cases, and he has always felt that, despite the fact the glitches occur, GM has constantly exhibited… Read More


The Dealer Can Only Do So Much….

July 09, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: cadillac, Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, dealerships, Defective Car, General Motors, GM, Lemon Law, PA Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, TV interview

This morning, while taping a segment for the CW talk show “Speak Up,” we met up with one of our former clients, John Bryant.  John, an accomplished attorney himself, had endured several significant problems with his Cadillac. The battery kept dying, again and again, and he found himself back at the dealer on five different occasions. … Read More


Chrysler To Sell Cars On EBay

July 08, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Chrysler, used cars, Warranty

Over the years, we have frequently received calls and e-mails from folks who have purchased vehicles on e-bay.  Unforutnately, most times, we had to refer these consumers elsewhere, because it was very rare for a car sold on e-bay to still have a manufacturers warranty.  Well guess what? That’s about to change. With car sales declining… Read More


Used Car Lemon Law Passed In Philly

July 03, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Craig Thor Kimmel, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, philadelphia, TV interview, Used Car Lemon Law, used cars

While Pennsylvania has always had a Lemon Law for new cars, Philadelphia has now instituted a Lemon Law for used cars sold in the city. Mayor Nutter has signed Philadelphia’s first Used Car Lemon Law Bill, sponsored by Councilman Darrell L. Clarke. The Used Car Lemon Law ensures that purchasers of used cars in Philadelphia… Read More