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.
From www.6abc.com by Matt Dennis and Bob Monek January 10, 2007 — Two local auto-dealerships have agreed to pay 250-thousand dollars for deceptive advertising and other illegal practices. The settlement is the result of a civil lawsuit filed by the Pennsylvania Attorney General against Value Kia on Essington Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia and the Value… Read More
Happy new year–we hope you enjoyed a happy holiday with family and friends. 2008 will soon be upon us and as folks reneter reality after their holiday break, their cars will no doubt provide a source of anger and frustration. Do you know that if the same problem occurs three or more times under manufacturers warranty, you… Read More
Important Safety Recall Notice Triumph Motorcycles has issued an important safety recall notice (N.H.T.S.A No. 07V-455) to all owners of the Rocket III Classic and Rocket III Classic Tourer models. Triumph has found a defect within the Engine Management Software that may result in the engine stalling when coming to a stop or when idle…. Read More
Looking for a quick, informative TV feature outlining your rights under the Lemon Law? Check out a great piece by Fox Philadelphia consumer reporter Michelle Williams by clicking here!
From WPXI TV Pittsburgh airing last night…. Some Mini Vans Put Local Families At Risk PITTSBURGH — Families buy them for room and safety, but some minivans are now scaring local drivers. Lisa Ray, of Penn Hills, said she got a sweet deal on her 2005 Chevy Uplander. She bought it new and it came… Read More
Congratulations to Kimmel & Silverman Founding Partner Craig Thor Kimmel for being named an Awesome Attorney for Lemon Law in SJ Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” issue. This is the most recent feather in the cap for Craig, who has been named a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine four years running, and is one of… Read More
Imagine driving down the road in your minivan and having your sliding door open while you’re vehicle is in motion….some as fast as 45 miles per hour. We are getting repeated calls from folks with Chevrolet Uplanders, Saturn Relays, Buick Terrazas, and Pontiac Montanas with this problem, and we are working on several television stories… Read More
As a long-running lemon law firm, you can imagine that we have received some crazy inquiries over the years, but this one takes the cake….Special thanks to the author for giving us permission to share it with you: Dear Attorney Kimmel: As a retired podiatric physician and tenured professor at Temple University’s School of Podiatric… Read More
Your help is urgently needed on important legislation impacting on all consumers. The Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 (House Bill H.R. 3010 and Senate Bill S. 1782) would outlaw mandatory arbitration agreements for consumer contracts. As you know, businesses and corporations bury binding mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts for countless products and services including credit… Read More
Looking for a fun way to kick in Fall? Join Kimmel & Silverman for the City of Ambler’s OctoberFest Sunday, September 30 from Noon-5pm on Butler Avenue in Ambler, PA. Food, shopping, and entertainment are all on the agenda. Be sure to stop by our information station, right in front of the Kimmel & Silverman… Read More