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16 05, 2024

What Is a Lemon Lawyer?

A Lemon Lawyer handles Lemon Law claims. What is a Lemon Law? It’s a right you have under the law to hold a carmaker accountable for defects. If you buy a bad vehicle, it can help you get your money back. Why is a defective vehicle called a lemon? “Lemon” has been used to describe something of low quality since the early 1900s. In British slang, a lemon was a bad item passed off as a good item. In American pool-hall slang, a lemon was a loser, or someone easily beaten by a pool hustler. In the context of vehicles, [...]

What Is a Lemon Lawyer?
9 05, 2024

Florida Lemon Law FAQ

Is a Florida Lemon Law claim right for you? Get quick answers in our FAQ. What Vehicles Are Eligible for a Florida Lemon Law Claim? Any car, truck, van or motorcycle purchased new from a dealership within the last 24 months is eligible if it meets one or both of the following conditions: You have made at least 3 attempts to fix the same problem. The vehicle has been in the shop for more than 30 days. How Long Does It Take to File a Lemon Law Claim in Florida? Florida Lemon Law claims are completed within 90 days from [...]

Florida Lemon Law FAQ
25 04, 2024

What Happens When You File a Florida Lemon Law Claim?

Some people are reluctant to file a Lemon Law Claim because they do not understand how the process works. They fear that they will have to go to court or spend a lot of time documenting the claim. They may be concerned that the courts are stacked in favor of car dealers, and that filing a claim is a waste of time and money. As an attorney who has processed hundreds of successful Florida Lemon Law claims, I know the process and requirements well. Here is how the Florida Lemon Law works, and what you will experience if you file [...]

What Happens When You File a Florida Lemon Law Claim?
11 04, 2024

Can You Use Lemon Law to Stop Your Vehicle from Spying on You?

Your vehicle may be spying on you, according to recent reporting from The New York Times. Citing General Motors vehicles, an investigation found that cars were sending data on driver behavior back to the manufacturer, who then sold it to LexisNexis, a data brokerage. LexisNexis then sold that data to auto insurance companies, who, in some cases, used it to raise rates on their customers. To General Motors’ credit, they vowed to stop selling data to LexisNexis after the Times story broke, but the damage had already been done to some customers. Other manufacturers may still be selling data to [...]

Can You Use Lemon Law to Stop Your Vehicle from Spying on You?
28 03, 2024

Is your Ford Expedition a Lemon? Know Your Rights

Headline-grabbing Ford Expedition problems may leave you thinking you have a lemon. The law is not on your side. You may believe your Ford Expedition is a lemon due to recent headlines, including a recall issued for 2021 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models due to a risk of engine fires. If that doesn’t make a Ford Expedition a lemon, what does? Owners have been told to park the vehicles outdoors while they wait for repairs, and a class-action lawsuit has been filed against Ford Motor Company. If you own a Ford Expedition and it is giving you trouble, you [...]

Is your Ford Expedition a Lemon? Know Your Rights
20 03, 2024

How Can the Florida Lemon Law Help You?

The lemon law protects consumers from the costs associated with defective vehicles. These cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles have chronic, sometimes unrepairable issues with steering, transmissions, engines and electrical systems. Electric vehicles that drain batteries too quickly or infotainment systems that fail to function correctly may also qualify as lemon vehicles. Lemon law attorneys generally claim that 1.00% of new vehicles sold in the United States qualify as lemons. There were 13.6 million vehicles sold in the United States in 2022, which means approximately 136,000 lemons found their way to buyers’ driveways. If you are one of those drivers, it [...]

How Can the Florida Lemon Law Help You?
15 07, 2023

What Qualifies for Lemon Law in Florida?

Understanding consumer rights is not always straightforward. One area that often confuses and frustrates consumers is the Florida Lemon Law. Specifically designed to protect those who purchase or lease new motor vehicles, the Florida Lemon Law is a powerful tool in ensuring that consumers receive a vehicle that meets expected quality and safety standards. What Is the Florida Lemon Law? Concept of Lemon Law write on sticky notes with gavel isolated on Wooden Table. The Florida Lemon Law aims to safeguard consumers who encounter persistent defects in their new vehicles by requiring manufacturers to replace, repair, or reimburse [...]

What Qualifies for Lemon Law in Florida?
1 07, 2023

How Long Do You Have to Return a New Car in Florida?

One of the most common concerns for car buyers involves the possibility of purchasing a vehicle from car dealers that turns out to be a "lemon." In Florida, the lemon law provides protection to consumers who have purchased new cars. This law is designed to protect consumers from defects or conditions that substantially impair the use, value, or safety of a new vehicle. It offers a legal recourse if the manufacturer fails to rectify the issue after a reasonable number of repair attempts. Under the Florida lemon law, a new car is covered during the "Lemon Law Rights Period," which [...]

How Long Do You Have to Return a New Car in Florida?
26 06, 2023

Lemon Law in Florida: Everything You Need to Know

Picture this: You've just driven off the dealership lot in your brand-new motor vehicle, filled with excitement and anticipation, and not one care about understanding the Florida Lemon Law. But as luck would have it, your dream ride turns out to be a nightmare, plagued with mechanical problems and constant repairs. You spend more time and money on repair services than you do enjoying your new ride. Don't fret! In Florida, you have the Florida Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act, commonly known as the Florida Lemon law, on your side. If you encounter manufacturer fails during the lemon law [...]

Lemon Law in Florida: Everything You Need to Know
30 11, 2022

What to Do When the Insurance Is Not Paying Enough for Totaled Car

Are you trying to claim for a totaled car? Buying a car in the US is more expensive than it's ever been before. Over the last four years, new vehicle prices have skyrocketed by over 50%. Second values have also shot up by over 30%. If your car's been totaled, it's critical to make sure the insurance company involved doesn't try to lowball you. If you accept a payout that's lower than your vehicle's value, you'll be left having to make up the shortfall from your own pocket. Keep reading to find out what to do if the insurance company [...]

What to Do When the Insurance Is Not Paying Enough for Totaled Car
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