Common Issues That Won’t Make A Car A Lemon

California’s lemon laws give consumers the ability to take legal action after they have purchased a car that is continuously defective or needs repairs. Although we have gone over what constitutes a lemon and how your car can be categorized as one, it is important to know which defects are covered under the Song-Beverly Act (i.e., lemon law). A defect affects your ability to use the car, prevents you from operating Read More

RVs & Inadequate Consumer Protection

Lemon laws protect consumers by enabling them to pursue compensation after buying a defective vehicle or one that is below industry standards. Recreational vehicles are unique and come with a series of potential complications that put a consumer in a precarious situation. Unlike cars, RVs are both vehicles and liveable spaces. Although both the motor vehicle and the coach are considered consumer goods, the motor Read More

When Bad Cars Happen to Good People

Our tagline is “When Bad Cars Happen to Good People” and we say, “You’re a good person.  You bought a bad car.  We can fix that.”  Here are some of the good people with bad cars that we’ve gotten great results for lately: The bad car:  2018 Land Rover Range Rover.   The good person:  Van is a hard-working married business owner with two small children.  She wanted a safe, dependable car for her family.  She had been Read More

What To Do If You Have Leased A Lemon

Though the statistics fluctuate, almost a third of all cars are leased. There are several reasons why many people choose to lease rather than own them. For example, cars depreciate quickly, and people who lease know that someone will take the car off their hands when the lease expires. At San Diego Lemon Law, we help clients navigate their most complex issues after purchasing a lemon. Let’s look at why someone may Read More

THE RV TRAP

Help us reform the industry! Do you own an RV? If you’ve ever had to take it back for repairs, you realize that you, as an RV owner, are facing a big challenge. Purchasers of RVs are only given a one-year warranty, which is a very narrow window for the many defects that commonly appear in these vehicles. In addition, the repair facilities at dealers are typically entirely inadequate in terms of properly trained Read More

Lemons & Class Action Lawsuits

Is there anything wrong with joining a class-action lawsuit? Absolutely not. They are an option available to you—and they are worth considering. We are discussing them because we want you to know the different ways you can seek out a resolution. For instance, people who have purchased a Ford F-150 for model years 2017-2020 discovered that these trucks had common transmission defects. They were built with the 10R80, Read More

The Road To Resolution May Not Be Through A Court

You bought a lemon. The road ahead may not be as complicated as you think. Finding a lawyer, paying the lawyer’s fees, and enduring a lengthy trial adds enormous stress to an already complex situation. People tend to imagine worst-case scenarios in the absence of fact. The reality of your case may be significantly more manageable than you think. The Reality Let’s make one thing easier quickly: your lemon law attorney Read More

The Length & Outcomes Of A Lemon Law Case

If you have bought a lemon, we know you have questions. One of the most common ones is how soon can I expect a resolution? Like most people, you rely on your car to get to work, shuttle the children to and from school/activities, and live your life. Regardless of the amount you spent, you upheld your end. The manufacturer didn’t.  Demanding to know how the issue will be resolved (and what that resolution will look Read More

Can Hiring A Lemon Lawyer Cost Me Nothing?

A defective vehicle may turn your life upside down, especially if it is your only means of transportation. Even if it isn’t, you spent money on a car that is continuously breaking down, or worse, the defects are putting you and your family at risk.  When someone informs you that attorneys represent clients who have bought lemons, you may dismiss it. Why? Because it’s an added expense on top of a building pile Read More

When Does A Car Become A Lemon?

People who live in California rely on their cars, and the level of dependence they have on them may not be fully realized until you don’t have one. They are fundamental for getting to work, dropping our children off at school, and supporting a significant number of household activities (e.g., grocery shopping, extracurricular activities, etc.). Anyone who has spent money on a car that continuously needs repairs Read More