Barak J Berlin's answer It never hurts to talk to an attorney in these cases. Most (including our office) offer free consultations. If you do decide to deal directly with the manufacturer, remember, you are entitled to everything you have paid or is payable on the vehicle. If they offer anything less, talk to an attorney.
While this is not a guarantee, if you have gone in six times for the same issues and it is still not fixed, you probably have a good case. You should also remember that in a lemon law...
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer That is not part of the "amounts paid or payable" for the car, but, it is a penalty that the manufacturer feels it is not on the hook for since it was not late, you were. The issue has never been litigated to a published judicial opinion in CA so it is unclear if manufacturers are correct.
Barak J Berlin's answer You are close. It is the amount of miles you have driven before you bring in your car for the first repair, divided by 120,000 (the statutory life of a car). As the manufacturer has to pay attorney fees and costs if they lose, I highly recommend you hire an attorney. Feel free to check out our website for more information: CaLemons.com
William John Light's answer 1/3 to 2/5 is normal, although that can change depending on the case and whether attorney fees are recoverable. If you interview other lemon law attorneys, you will find out what is common for that area of law.
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer You are probably correct, at least in CA. Looks like you are in NY? That said, the cases that manufacturers defend up to and through trial are the ones where the vehicle is arguably "fixed." So that, such a set of facts could seriously harm your case and frankly, cost you a lot of money if you lose the case...
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer Lemon Law is Warranty Law. So, cars that come with a warranty may be covered IF that warranty is breached. This is not the same as a "service contract" that you buy from a dealer or elsewhere, which folks often call an "extended warranty." Your rights are almost non existant in a service contract situation. It makes little difference if the car is new or used for the purpose of being covered by the lemon law, only that it came with a warranty. The more times in and the more days in the shop,...
Charles M. Baron's answer Your inquiry is far too vague. Don't know if you are trying to say you have a potential discrimination claim and wondering how you obtain compensation if you win, or you already pursued and prevailed on a claim, received a judgment in your favor, and are having trouble collecting on the judgment.
More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business...
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You can know everything there is to know about the car. What I think you mean to ask is if there are any necessary disclosures that the seller must make and that answer is none. A seller can sell a car 'as is' and make no representations or warranties about the state of the vehicle.
As a rule of thumb, if you are purchasing a vehicle from an individual or any seller really, get everything in writing, get any representations or warranties in writing, have your own mechanic inspect the...
Gregory L Abbott's answer Afraid you need to post your inquiry - preferably with more facts since no one can tell you much of anything when all you say is you want to know if you have a case without saying anything about why you might have a case - in the Washington section of Justia rather than in Oregon. Only a Washington attorney can advise you properly about Washington laws.
William John Light's answer It's unclear why you can't sell it. However, you should consult with WA consumer rights attorneys. You can also file a complaint with the WA DMV. https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/vehiclevesseldealer/dlrcomplaint.html
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer Private seller---they probably sold it to you as-is. Unfortunately there is not much you can do? If you paid with a check you can try to stop payment. Try to repair the car as best you can. I am sorry this happened to you.
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