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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Q: If my signature was computer generated on a dealership agreement, without me physically signing, is that illegal?

I purchase a car from Carvana, they delivery, but upon delivery the documents already had a computer generated signature, which was supposed to be mine. On top of all that they didn’t disclose the manufacturer defects and the car have been giving me so much trouble. The state lemon law has been... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for Massachusetts on
Q: A car buyer from a private sale is trying to return the car stating the car stopped on the highway. Is it legal ?

We sold a car today (as a private sale) to a private company in Mass. We also live in Mass. Odometer - 159400

The car passed mass state inspection around 2 weeks back (sticker valid for an year). Also the car was just serviced by a big dealership and passed a multi point inspection and... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law and Lemon Law for Montana on
Q: Hello, is it legal for GM to not reimburse a dealer for high voltage batteries during warranty repairs in Montana?

Hello, I am wondering if it is legal for GM to not pay the dealer parts department for the replacement of high voltage batteries on hybrid or electric vehicles under warranty. The way they get around this is by not making batteries available for the dealer to purchase from GM. When a battery is... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for North Carolina on


0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Environmental and Lemon Law for Kansas on
Q: Who is liable for the structural damage that seems to be happening to my home due to apparent ground movement in KS?

I live in Manhattan, KS. My home seems to be cracking badly. The worst is in my master bedroom where the crack from my closet looks like an earthquake shook and cracked it open. You can see the trim ripping from the house and foundation. The crack from the bedroom I noticed appears to be literally... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Q: Bought a 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport on July 25 from a dealership. It was not disclosed to me there was a safety recall.

Safety recall was not disclosed to me at time of purchase. Do I have any legal recourse?



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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Business Law for California on
Q: What are my rights as a consumer of a commercial dump trailer of a local manufacturer? Defective product bought 8/30/23

We bought a dump trailer and it was defective. 10 days after we bought it the pump fell off the trailer becauae it was not properly welded. They fix it and we took it back. Then we load it and the support that holds the hydraulic bent. They supposed to fix it and they will charge us $900 . Now... View More

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answered on Oct 16, 2023

Under California's Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, commonly referred to as the "Lemon Law," consumers are afforded protections when they purchase goods, including vehicles, that turn out to be "lemons" or are defective. While the act primarily targets new vehicles,... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Can a car dealer make me make payments without having a vehicle Can they force me to get another vehicle from them

I bought a Tahoe from a car lot traded it in to same car lot they got me in a vehicle and transmission went out and I had only paid one payment they took car back and trying to make me make payments without a vehicle

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 16, 2023

The Texas Lemon Law has very clear and specific requirements. You should review the public summary on the State website here:

The Lemon Law does not affect your obligation to make payments to your lender or financing company...
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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Consumer Law for California on
Q: I bought a vehicle from a local auction and the vehicle is not safe there are many missing bolts missing pieces frame
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answered on Sep 28, 2023

If you purchased a vehicle from a local auction in California and it has significant safety issues such as missing bolts, missing pieces, or frame damage, you may have legal recourse. You can potentially seek a refund or compensation from the seller under consumer protection laws, including the... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law and Contracts for California on
Q: Is it legal to see a car with recalls and not let the buyer know?

I bought the car back in 2017 from a dealership and just recently found out it has 4 recalls on it and I was not told it had recalls on it some that are very scary. If someone can advise me on what to do next. Thank you.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Sep 13, 2023

Of course, as a concerned buyer, buying a vehicle, you will want to look into that history before buying. A new car may NOT be sold with an open recall at all. A used one can. DUTY to disclose? That's another question, but, again, when spending that kind of money on a vehicle, it is wise, as... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: Can I keep progressive from cutting a total loss check to the but here pay here lender who has now sold the contract?

My sister bought a car at a buy here pay here lot in Waynesville, NC.

It was totaled on July 24th. Dealer notified who agreed to write off any amount owed as long as it was close to her payoff $3800. He then told Progressive her payoff was $4500.

Nevertheless, 8 days later a third... View More

Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
answered on Aug 22, 2023

YOU can't do anything about this unless you have a power of attorney from your sister. Your sister needs to demand written proof from the third party finance company who claims they hold the contract, by getting their name, mailing address and loan number and mailing them a letter asking for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Massachusetts on
Q: I returned goods that I bought because I was not happy with it. Vendor does not want to return my money. What can I do?

I recently bought a stair lift from a vendor who came recommended by a friend. This was for my 87 year old dad who is 5'4". I paid $4000. The vendor asked me for pictures of the location. So, I sent him a picture of the stairway which has a door at the bottom. He mentioned that the stair... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 30, 2023

A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. A starting point could be to review the terms of the agreement or consult with an attorney to review them with you. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Tennessee on
Q: US Auto Sales went bankrupt soon after selling me a dangerous mechanical failing car. What can I do

Westlake portfolio says I have to keep paying to keep my credit up and they will do nothing about it... I don't have thousands of dollars to fix an issue that I should have been aware of when signing for the car... I never signed a contract with Westlake, only us auto... This seems very messed... View More

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Aug 4, 2023

West probably bought the note or was even the original lender. Read whatever paperwork you have on the finance. You signed the note, and that has nothing to do with the car. You might be able to file a Notice of Exempt Property if they sue you, or CH 7 Bankruptcy. How do you know US went... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Lemon Law for Minnesota on
Q: Wondering if I could sue a dealership if I’ve had to replace my transmission 2 times within a year

I’ve had to replace my transmission now 2 different times in 10 months of owning my 2018 Ford Expedition. My first replacement was $5,200 and then 1 1/2 months later the transmission went out and now they are working on it again

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Jul 24, 2023

Yes, you can sue a dealership if you have had to replace your transmission 2 times within a year. Whether you will be successful depends on the facts and your presentation. You don't mention anything about any written agreements.

Allowing an attorney to evaluate, organize and draft...
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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Kansas on
Q: in kansas how long is the lemon law effective if the deal was solely based on them fixing the problem or no sale?

i purchased the vehicle only because they said they would fix the problem and i took it back several times to get it fixed and no more then a couple miles down the road there it was again. Now it sounds really bad and i regret this purchase completely. it was a $15000 cash purchase. not like it was... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 17, 2023

The Kansas Lemon Law remains effective for one year from the date a qualifying new motor vehicle is sold to a consumer.

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Collections, Gaming and Lemon Law for California on
Q: 2004 Weekly Grand non-registered "Entry to the Big Spin", Lottery Ticket Mailed directly to CA Lottery in the usps.

$20,000,000.00found out 2004 has ACTS 19,***, lefislation regarding my focal interests.

Leon Bayer
Leon Bayer
answered on Jul 15, 2023

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for Maryland on
Q: Can I file a consumer complaint if a brand new car had problems

I purchased a new 2021 Jetta in April 2021. In September 2022 during regular oil change the dealer told me the rear brakes were down to a 1 which was really odd for a brand new car with less than 15000 miles.

They also said VW won't cover the repairs since it was just outside the... View More

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jul 13, 2023

Go the the Maryland MVA website and look up dealership complaints. They have an entire complaint process for consumers who have issues with dealerships. In addition, some counties, such as Montgomery County, have rather robust consumer affairs offices that deal with car dealership and repair... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for California on
Q: Does the lemon law apply to a 2011 vehicle?

I bought a used car at a dealership and in the the next few days I noticed a rod knock in the engine I told the dealership about it and they said to bring it in and they'd look at it. When I got there the mechanic said yeah sounds like a piston flap. The dealer that I bought the car from told... View More

Yelena Gurevich
Yelena Gurevich
answered on Jul 7, 2023

it's not lemon law but it could be auto fraud. call and consult with an auto fraud attorney right away (have all your purchase and mechanical paperwork ready to send to the attorney).

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Speerly v GM, class action suit How does one get included in this suit?

I own one of the vehicles included in the case and am about to be out $5000 for repairs to the transmission.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 17, 2023

Contact the lawyers representing the plaintiff class.

If you have an actual documented transmission failure and a decent back story, they might want to include you as a named plaintiff to get a better settlement for the class.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability, Collections and Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Bought car in September from dealership no car fax just found out it was in 2 wreaks and air bags had been deployed and

I was never told this or the wreak no car fax . The finance company was looking through everything due to be getting behind on my payments for in December. I have had trouble since I got this car the car lot had me lie to the financial company when I bought it and threatened me when they called to... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 14, 2023

Consult a civil attorney who can flesh out the facts and see if you have a consumer protection. Lain.

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