If I Have To Sue, Who Pays My Attorney Fees? Lemon Law

In many states, the manufacturer is responsible for payment of your attorney fees. This is why many manufacturers decline pursuing their counter-claims against the buyer – it’s simply too expensive to pay the attorney fees as well as other costs associated with a litigation. You might also consider taking your case to small claims but Read more…

What About Arbitration? Lemon Law

Many manufacturers’ warranties provide that any dispute must be resolved by an arbitrator rather than by a lawsuit in court. A lawyer experienced in lemon law can advise you whether a mandatory arbitration provision applies in your case or should be challenged. If you choose arbitration, the litigation process will be streamlined and you probably Read more…

Will Car Manufacturers Settle? Lemon Law

Generally, yes. Settlement is usually a wise option for the manufacturer for two reasons. First, most manufacturers prefer to settle rather then get negative publicity about their cars. Second, settling consumer disputes before extensive and protracted litigation happens is much more cost effective. The economics of settlement is usually in favor of both parties. In Read more…

Notify The Dealer Or Manufacturer – Lemon Law

We have come along way from the old adage of “buyer beware” (also known as “Caveat Emptor”). But consumers today cannot just sit on their rights without acting with some degree of reasonable caution. For example, if there is a substantial defect in your new car, you must notify the dealer and/or the manufacturer promptly, Read more…