Buying a new or certified pre-owned (CPO) car is an exciting venture, but the fear of ending up with a lemon — a vehicle with chronic, irreparable issues — can dampen the experience. While no strategy is foolproof, informed buyers can significantly reduce their risk. Here’s a comprehensive guide on what to look for
Purchasing a new or used vehicle is a significant investment, and encountering persistent defects can be both frustrating and costly. Fortunately, the California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, commonly known as the California Lemon Law, offers robust protection to consumers facing such issues. In this comprehensive guide, we break down everything you need to know about this vital legislation, helping you navigate the complexities with confidence.
In the case of Rodriguez v. FCA, the court specifically addressed the issue of whether the California Lemon Law applies to used vehicles that are not certified or not covered by the original manufacturer’s warranty.
When purchasing a new car in California, consumers often rely on the assurance of warranty coverage to protect their investment. However, what many buyers might not realize is that some car manufacturers are quietly slipping arbitration clauses into their warranty books.
If you’ve been dealing with a troublesome vehicle in California that seems to have endless defects, you may be wondering whether you have a viable Lemon Law case. To evaluate the strength of your case, a Lemon Law attorney will need specific documents and information. In this blog post, we’ll outline the essential documents required for a lawyer to assess whether you have a valid California Lemon Law Case.
Experiencing ongoing issues with a newly purchased vehicle can be both frustrating and costly. Fortunately, the California Lemon Law provides protection for consumers who find themselves stuck with a lemon. One of the often overlooked benefits of pursuing a Lemon Law claim is the potential for the manufacturer to cover your attorney fees and costs.
Congratulations! You’ve hired a lawyer who has helped you navigate the California Lemon Law process and received a repurchase or refund offer for your defective vehicle. Now, it’s essential to understand what comes next and the documentation you’ll need to provide to complete the process smoothly. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the important steps and the documents you’ll need to ensure a hassle-free resolution
Purchasing a new vehicle is an exciting venture, but discovering it has persistent defects can be a nightmare. Fortunately, the California Lemon Law provides a safeguard for consumers, offering a pathway to resolution if your vehicle is deemed a “lemon.” A critical component of this law is the “Lemon Law Presumption,” a set of criteria that, when met, presumes your vehicle is a lemon and shifts the burden of proof to the manufacturer. Here’s a detailed look at what this presumption entails and how it applies.
Buying a new vehicle is an exciting moment, but discovering your car is a lemon can quickly sour the experience. Fortunately, California’s Lemon Law is designed to protect consumers who unknowingly purchase or lease defective vehicles. If your car qualifies as a lemon, you may be entitled to a refund. Here’s what that might include: