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0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for California on
Q: Can I sue my breeder?

I purchased a puppy on 11/21, had him home for 6 hours before a health issue came to light and we rushed him to the emergency vet. The vet said he had a liver shunt (a birth defect) due to this he had sezuires that lead to brain damage and we had to put him to sleep the next day. The breeder is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Used car stuck at dealership for over 30 days. What are my options?

I bought a car used caddilac ct6 80k miles from a dealership and it came with problems unannounced to me including transmission suspension. I bought an extended warranty which covered the transmission failing. I took it to the same dealership to fix. The dealership has been a headace as they have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Insurance Defense and Lemon Law for Indiana on
Q: I bought a car and the engine blew after 3 weeks of ownership resulting in fire. Insurance or Warranty won't cover.

I got a loan for a used car in September bought "As Is No Warranty". I did, however, buy the dealers offered warranty plan. After exactly 3 weeks of owning the car the engine failed which resulted in a fire. I was able to extinguish the fire keeping the damage to a minimal. I called the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: I bought a brand new Toyota Corolla in January of this year and water leaks into it every time it rains. Is this a lemon

My car smells like mildew every time it rains and it’s not even a year old. Water is leaking in from the lights on the roof in the front passenger side.

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon
answered on Nov 21, 2022

I'm assuming that you purchased the vehicle as new from a Puerto Rico car dealer. Have you taken the car back to the dealer to have it serviced? Under the Puerto Rico Consumer Affairs Department ("DACO", by its Spanish acronym) regulations, you have 3 years or 36,000 miles as the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue a dealership service dept. for faulty repairs which resulted in engine damage on 2017 Jeep? I need help ASAP.

Took my car for repairs for a coolant leak on March 21st, dealer had my car for about 3 weeks, returned April 14 assured me that the coolant leak was fixed. Went to the store and to my sister's house by the time I made it home my vehicle was emitting white smoke from the tailpipe. Waited for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for Georgia on
Q: Recently purchased a used 2019 Jaguar E Pace from dealer. It has factory defects that I wasn't told about. Can I sue?

The car is a Used 2019 Jaguar E Pace. I was told at the dealership that the car didn't have the navigation package, no apple car play or android play. A couple days later I decided that I want to look into upgrading the infotainment system to accommodate the missing features. When I'm... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Animal / Dog Law and Lemon Law for Florida on
Q: Undisclosed Pet injury now requiring surgery

I adopted a dog a year ago who already had surgery on his left leg, the dog now has a dislocated hip on his other leg. His hip issue was not told to me prior to adoption and I have paperwork from that surgeon that his hip needed repair but was declined by the adoption clinic. Is the clinic now... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Personal Injury and Lemon Law for Iowa on
Q: Transmission failure 48hrs after purchasing a warranted vehicle. 30 days and vehicle still not fixed. What are my rights

Purchased a vehicle October 12, 2022 that came with a warranty. 48 hrs after purchase check engine light came on and the vehicles transmission won't stay in drive. Reported issue to dealership October 14, 2022. Dealership claims that they don't have time to address the issue until... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for Maine on
Q: Carvana has not sent my registration...it's been over 120 days.they keep telling me there trying. What can I do?

The dmv has no record of my registration being sent but carvana says it was. Now they won't say anything except they are looking into it... t here's soooo much more just not enough space

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I sue the dealership for selling me a lemon car but I found out a year later?

When I first went to buy the car the car was label as “good as new” and run perfectly. After having the car for a year now there’s been issues within that year where I have to put my own money into it. And after all these time I did a full investigation on it and turns out it’s been totaled... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Can I get my money back?

I purchased a car from a small dealership. After several tries, the car, which was purchased in Vermont) does not have a Massachusetts title, so it cannot be registered. I asked the man for my money back but he said ,"No! You have to choose a different car from my lot. What are my rights.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Can I get a full refund on a car that I bought from a small dealer if the car cannot be registered?

I purchased a car from a small dealer in Massachusetts. Come to find out, the vehicle has a Vermont registration but no title. I tried to register it, he tried to register it but it cannot be registered for whatever the reason. There is no Massachusetts title so it cannot be registered in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Can I file suit on a dealership that sold me a lemon car and that knowingly was being deceitful about car repairs
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 11, 2022

Yes, if you purchased a new automobile from a dealership, you may be able to file a "Lemon Law" complaint. The complaint procedure is overseen by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

The requirements and procedure are described in layman's terms on its website at...
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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for California on
Q: I bought a lemon and have been in and out of the dealerships for the last year being I purchased on 10/20/2021.

I'll try to say this as nicely as possible but in regard to my attorney, I'm beyond fed up at this point. 1. I've never even talked to the attorney himself I have to speak to the assistant who has horrible communication skills. She does'nt return my calls, voicemails or emails... Read more »

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Nov 11, 2022

Sorry for your issues. You may want to pay some one for 30 to 60 minutes of time to re-evaluate and or give a second opinion.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for California on
Q: I purchased a pre-owned vehicle with time remaining on the New Vehicle Warranty but denied coverage by a service center.

The New Vehicle Warranty is transferable. I participated in an arbitration and the manufacturer was ordered to repair the car. The manufacturer has blacklisted the car, preventing any service done to the car including recall repairs, can't even make a service appointment. Since I've... Read more »

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Nov 10, 2022

You have quite a few issues here in your post. There are quite a few legal issues as well that relate. The biggest issue right now is there's a recent case in California that says used cars are no longer covered by the lemon law. A good lemon law attorney can probably find a way around that... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Illinois on
Q: What are my rights after finding I've been sold a defective car that is covered under warranty?

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I purchased a car on October 12, 2022 from jd Byrider dealership that came with a warranty as well as a service agreement. On October 14th, only 2 days after purchasing the vehicle my check engine light came on. I called the service center at the dealership to report the issue and to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: My son bought his first car from dealership in FL he owes a few thousand left found multiple issues what can be done?
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 7, 2022

Your son needs to schedule a consultation with an attorney for review of the purchase contract and the history of the situation. What his consumer rights are depends on a number of factors, especially the terms of the purchase contract and warranty, if any. Regarding the $$ he still owes, if that... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Bougth a used car from a privite seller. He lied about what was wrong with it and have prof. Anything I can do?

I purchased a used vehicle from a private seller. The check engine lights were on when buying the car, and he informed me it was the car struts. He told me if I replaced them, that would fix the problem. He also said there was a warranty on the vehicle. So I bought the car and replaced the struts.... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 14, 2022

Most used cars are sold as-is. When you purchase a car “as-is” that means you are not relying on anything the Seller may have told you about the condition of the car.

But if this one wasn’t sold as-is, you likely can sue the Seller for fraud to recover the cost of repair as well as...
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