lemon law


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lemon law

A law requiring an automobile manufacturer or dealer to replace, repair, or refund the cost of an automobile that proves to be defective after purchase. The automotive company will be shelling out millions of dollars in refunds for faulty ignition switches because congress passed much tighter lemon laws this summer.
See also: law, lemon
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Krukas noted that he is routinely forced to advise clients to continue driving dangerous vehicles so that enough repairs can take place to qualify them for the New York Lemon Law.
Rhode Island lawmakers, for example, expanded the lemon law to cover certain fire department equipment.
Pennsylvania's lemon law has an addendum that was co-written by Kimmel.
Celebrating its 20-year anniversary, Florida's Lemon Law Arbitration Program has surpassed the $376 million mark in refunds and replacements for consumers who bought incessantly defective new vehicles.
Why doesn't Arte Moreno invoke the lemon law clause, negate the deal and get his $50 mil back?
Only attorneys licensed in the state where a particular vehicle was bought can determine whether problems with the vehicle qualify for relief under the lemon law.
Because the RV was new, Mitchell was protected under California's lemon law, also called the manufacturer's consumer warranty law.
In 1991, the California Arbitration Review Program recorded almost 5,000 consumer requests for arbitration under the state's lemon law.
The corrected point should read: The final step is for the attorney to file your lemon law suit.
In addition to the services Legal Wheels has always covered for traffic ticket defense, repossession, lemon law consultation, driving privileges restoration and document review, Legal Wheels participants can now also see an attorney for these vehicle matters:
If the Massachusetts Lemon Law applied to baseball transactions, a return to the Angels would have been suggested as well, except that Boston signed Lackey as a free agent and the Angels had nothing to do with that at all.
Seipp & Flick, a civil litigation firm emphasizing product liability defense, premises liability and personal injury defense, commercial litigation, maritime and admiralty litigation, motor vehicle warranty and lemon law litigation, as well as estate and probate litigation is pleased to announce that Donald A.
Surely it's reasonable that a Lemon Law should apply to something as important as the White House occupant, who should be impeached, tried and removed from office ASAP.
Dealers may not understand the nuances of the lemon law, he said, but "they certainly understand fraud.
During this ordeal, she heard an advertisement on the radio about the lemon law.