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Do you know what requires a car to meet the legal definition of a lemon?

Your lucky day just turned into an unlucky one when that “great deal” you swung for the car you wanted turns out to be a lemon. What can you do? Do you have any rights? Can you tow it back to the dealer and get all your money back? You are not alone in asking these important questions. Do you know what it requires for the car to meet the legal definition of a lemon? Yes, there is a literal legal definition of that word. Here it is: “A lemon is a vehicle (often new) that is found to have several manufacturing defects which may affect the safety, value or use of the vehicle. Any vehicle with numerous, severe issues can be termed so and, by extension, so can any product with flaws too great or severe to serve its purpose.”

Our team of qualified, motivated, lemon law experts  can help you determine whether or not your recently purchased vehicle falls soundly into the defined “lemon” category.  For example, you have an ongoing problem with the basic functionality of the car such as failing brakes or a faltering transmission. Anyone selling you a car has the responsibility to sell you something that is reliable and safe. Defects in a purchased car that can increase risk of injury are series and need to be addressed within the parameters of the Lemon Law.

If your car is out of commission more often than not throughout the first year that your made the purchase you likely have a good case.  Additionally if you are not clear on the details associated with the car warranty or financing there may have been issues related to fraud in your case. Misrepresentation of information related to these important details is criminal and punishable by law. If you have been mistreated through the neglect of the dealership or the manufacturing company there are consumer laws in place to protect you.

What does that protection look like? If your case qualifies as a Lemon Law case you can be eligible for a refund on all related vehicle repairs and can be awarded replacement of defective parts. In some cases you can also be eligible for a total vehicle replacement. In order to know for sure how the lemon law can help you , we encourage you to come in for a free consultation. Trying to win a legal battle with the dealer or manufacturing company on your will lead to a black hole of time and energy that you likely cannot afford to waste.

Let us do the hard work for you. We understand the law and can approach your case with the confidence and expertise it deserves. For more information on how to get started with your important Lemon Law case, contact our helpful staff today. As a consumer the laws in your state are on your side and we stand ready to help you make lemonade out of that unexpected lemon.