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…

Identity Theft- Close The Suspect Accounts

Close the accounts that you know, or believe, have been tampered with or opened fraudulently. Call and speak with someone in the security or fraud department of each company. Follow up in writing, and include copies (NOT originals) of supporting documents. It’s important to notify credit card companies and banks in writing. Send your letters Read more…

What If The Product Fails After The Warranty Expires?

In most states, assuming the failure of the product originally surfaced within the original warranty period, most manufacturers will extend your warranty. However most manufacturers will insist that your previous repairs to their product was performed by an authorized repair service. While most manufacturers make money on extended warranties, purchasing additional warranty coverage should at Read more…