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The Mileage Offset in Calculating Lemon Law Buyback

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

A successful California Lemon Law claim will often result in a vehicle buyback. A buyback is a refund of what the owner has paid for the defective car so far, but the manufacturer will also take certain deductions from this amount. The mileage offset is the main deduction that the manufacturer will make to… Read More »

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Why Do Lemon Law Claims Get Denied?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Many California car owners who purchase defective vehicles are forced to file Lemon Law claims so that they can get their money back and be reimbursed for the money and time spent seeking repairs. Some of these claims—even when entirely valid—get denied by auto manufacturers. Read on to learn about some of the most… Read More »

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Ford Issues Recall of Potentially-Incendiary Charging Cable

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Recall notices can feel inconvenient and often go disregarded by owners, but some involve critical fixes or replacements. Defective vehicles or vehicle accessories may have dangerous effects and result in costly damage should they fail to function as promised. Ford has recently issued a recall notice of a charging cable that affects roughly 50,000… Read More »

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Watch Out for These Common Forms of Auto Sale Fraud

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Getting stuck with a lemon vehicle isn’t the only way that California car sale customers become the victims of a bad deal, nor is a lawsuit under California’s Lemon Law the only way that defrauded consumers can get compensated after being defrauded by a dishonest car dealer. There are many ways that car dealers… Read More »

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Study Finds that New Cars Aren’t as Reliable as Buyers May Believe

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

There are many reasons that buyers give for purchasing a new car rather than a used one: they may want a car in line with the latest design trends or the updated safety or comfort features offered by the newest model, but one reason that comes up very often is the desire to avoid… Read More »

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3 Tips to Help You Win a California Lemon Law Claim

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

When your new car has the same mechanical issue repeatedly while still under warranty, leaving you stuck without your car for days or weeks at a time, you have a right under California law to seek compensation through a Lemon Law claim. Whether you’re successful in pursuing a Lemon Law claim often depends on… Read More »

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What are You Entitled to in a Lemon Law Buyback?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

The California Lemon Law offers two options for consumers who can show that they’ve been sold a lemon and are entitled to compensation. If you’re wondering about what happens after you’ve proved that the manufacturer of your car sold you a lemon, read on to learn about how vehicle buyback payments are calculated, and… Read More »

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When Will My Car Be Deemed a “Lemon” under California Law?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Trying to get to work or school or running basic errands when you don’t have a working car can be a serious burden. When your car is fairly new and still covered by a warranty, this can feel even more frustrating, knowing that you spent good money on a car that should work as… Read More »

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Can California Lemon Laws be Used for Business Vehicles?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Sole proprietors and small business owners often operate on narrow profit margins. They may be highly dependent on the equipment they purchase for their business to work as promised—and unable to make enough money to stay afloat when it doesn’t. When a California small business invests a substantial amount of money in a vehicle,… Read More »

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Are Used Cars Covered by the Lemon Law?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Most pragmatic car buyers in the market for a used vehicle will conduct a thorough inspection of a car before making a purchase. They may bring a friend with them who knows more about cars than they do, or even take the car for a pre-purchase inspection by a trusted mechanic. Despite taking every… Read More »

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