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Blog: January 2014

15 Jan 2014
Lemon law attorneys' fee
In 1975, Congress enacted the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, which is often referred to as the federal “Lemon Law.” This law provides that if a warrantor of a consumer product fails to comply with the obligations of its warranty, i.e. repair defects in materials or workmanship, after being afforded a reasonable opportunity to do so, that the consumer may bring suit not only for damages, but also for attorneys’ fees, and costs. This is extremely important, because it allows law firms to represent consumers without charging them for their time and expenses.  In essence, this “fee-shifting”... Continue reading »
10 Jan 2014
Indiana lemon law car
Whether your car, truck, SUV, minivan, or other vehicle is “new” or “used” the Indiana Motor Vehicle Protection Act, IC 24-5-13, commonly referred to as the “Indiana Lemon Law,” provides comprehensive protection to Indiana consumers. If the manufacturer of your vehicle, through its authorized dealers, failed to repair the vehicle after being afforded a reasonable number of attempts to do so, you may qualify for either the repurchase of your vehicle, or the manufacturer may be required to replace the vehicle with a comparable vehicle.  Additionally, the Indiana Lemon Law requires that if you... Continue reading »
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