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13 Feb 2014
JD Power lemon vehicles
For 25 years, J.D. Power and Associates has published an annual study which details the average number of problems that every 100 owners of three year old vehicles experience. On February 12, 2014, J.D. Power and Associates released its latest study- Increased Engine and Transmission Problems Contribute to Decline in Vehicle Dependability for The First Time in More Than 15 Years. While every model in the study experienced some type of problems, certain models are clearly more reliable than others. For instance, Lexus vehicles received the highest marks from J.D. Power with 68 problems per... Continue reading »
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 »
11 Dec 2013
Lemon car in Illinois
Anytime someone purchases a big-ticket item it brings a sense of excitement and achievement. This is especially true with the purchase of a new motor vehicle. It is reasonable to expect that a new motor vehicle will last well in excess of 100,000 miles and be something we can rely upon for everyday transportation. However, this is not always true. Sometimes a motor vehicle will not even make it a few hundred miles before needing multiple or lengthy repairs. When this happens, you have likely purchased a “Lemon” and, under federal and Illinois law, you may be entitled to compensation... Continue reading »


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