Everything You Need To Know About Lemon Laws
To be covered under lemon laws, the defect has to be serious in that it affects the use, value, or safety of the vehicle. However, there are different types of defects. For example, if your car stereo doesn’t work, it’s not the same thing as your car’s engine not working…Read More
All About Our Handling Of Lemons
My name is Alex Simanovsky and I’ve been an attorney since 1995. Over the past 23 years, my firm has handled over 24,000 lemon law cases all over the country for consumers with defective vehicles. This is all we do and we do it every day… Read More
What Is Covered By Lemon Law?
“Lemon Law” is an area of law that deals with claims against an auto manufacturer for defects in a new vehicle or in a vehicle that is still covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Lemon laws are considered the jurisdiction of state law in the United States. Consequently, each state has its own set of lemon laws. There are some notable differences between lemon laws in different states… Read More
My Vehicle Still Isn’t Fixed After A Reasonable Amount Of Time. How Can I Get A Refund Or Replacement?
If your car has the same defects over and over again and hasn’t been fixed after a reasonable amount of time and repair attempts, there are several steps to pursuing a refund or replacement. First, you have to provide written notice of the defects to your car’s manufacturer. In some states, you also have to give them one last chance to fix the car. In those states, giving sufficient written notice of the car’s defects to the manufacturer triggers what is called Final Repair Attention… Read More
What Vehicles Are Covered By Lemon Laws?
Essentially all passenger vehicles are covered by lemon laws, as are most trucks. Certain states do impose weight limits on which vehicles are covered. These limits are based on the Gross Vehicle Weight Ratio (GVWR), which is essentially the maximum safe weight of a vehicle… Read More
Should I Try To Make Repairs To My Vehicle On My Own Before Filing A Lemon Law Claim?
No, you absolutely should not try to make repairs to your vehicle before filing a lemon law claim. In most cases, this rule applies if you have a vehicle that is covered under a manufacturer’s warranty. Many of these warranties stipulate that if you get any work done on the car by a non-manufacturer-approved service center or repair shop, it will void the warranty. Never allow anyone—even yourself—to work on the vehicle unless they work for the manufacturer or one of their authorized dealers… Read More
1. Check the vehicle’s warranty in order to inform yourself about the proper steps to take to guarantee legal recourse. (A warranty is a written guarantee that the vehicle is of good, sound quality.)
2. Hopefully, you can resolve the problem with your automobile dealer. They should want to remedy the problem to maximize future car sales.
3. If you cannot resolve the problem with your automobile dealer, contact our firm by calling us at 1-866-86-LEMON (1-866-865-3666), email us or complete our free case evaluation. We will attempt to quickly resolve the claim with the manufacturer at no cost to you. Should the manufacturer refuse to comply with it's lemon law obligations we will promptly file suit seeking compensation for you. Should your case settle, all fees and costs will be paid by the manufacturer. Regardless of the outcome, you are never responsible for paying our fees and costs.