A “Certified” Used Car May Still be Hiding Something

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On September 30th of last year, a 50-year-old woman from Corona was on her way to get a flu shot at a Riverside clinic. She was driving a used Honda Civic recently purchased through a private-party transaction. At the intersection of Monroe Street and Diana Avenue in Riverside, she collided with another vehicle after it…

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Vehicle Accidents Caused by Faulty Parts

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“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Automobiles did not exist when this proverb first came into use. But now, in an age when passenger vehicles contain approximately 30,000 parts, the saying is certainly pertinent. A vehicle that functions perfectly in all other respects can be extremely dangerous if it was manufactured…

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Understanding the Top Vehicle Recalls of 2016

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California Lemon Law Attorney

When manufacturers release a new product, it should be thoroughly tested and ready for market. This is particularly true of automobiles. No other product used on such a mass scale poses a similar risk of physical harm. Within moments of purchase, and on a daily basis thereafter, we trust these products with our lives and…

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Likely Lemons: Be Aware of These 15 Problematic Vehicles

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California’s lemon law was designed to shield consumers from the risk of acquiring a faulty vehicle. If warranty issues arise and the dealer is unable to perform the repairs, the manufacturer must provide its customer with a refund or replacement vehicle. The manufacturer is also on the hook for the customer’s incidental expenses, including the…

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Should You Document Your Warranty Repairs?

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California Lemon Law Attorney

A Technicality It can be the worst-case scenario. You put in the work, but when it comes time to get your reward it doesn’t pan out because you forgot to document. Use your Warranty Repairs to Prove your Case The same principle applies with car warranties and California Lemon Laws. You may fit all the…

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Lemon Law and Your Motor Vehicle Warranty

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California Lemon Law Attorney

Most buyers say reliability is their No. 1 concern when choosing a new car. As such, it would seem to follow that the vehicle’s warranty would likewise be a primary consideration. This does not appear to be the case. In fact, warranty terms are not even in the top 10. In order of importance, car…

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Learn the Basics of California’s Lemon Law in One Infographic

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California Lemon Law Attorney

Every year, more than 30,000 people die and over 2 million people suffer injuries in vehicle crashes. We hear a lot about the human factors in these crashes, and for good reason. Over 90 percent of crashes are caused by human error. But consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the role that defective vehicles play…

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Next-Generation Lemon Vehicles

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When the term automobile was first used to describe motorized vehicles more than 100 years ago, the vehicles were anything but automatic. Consider what was required just to start Ford’s early Model T: The driver had to pull out the choke, turn a crank to prime the carburetor, turn the key, set the idle, pull…

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Transmission Problems or Lemon Car?

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California Lemon Law Attorney

If there is one thing people look forward to when upgrading to a new car (besides that new-car smell), it is peace of mind. No more worrying about getting stranded on the side of the road or waiting for costly repairs. Unfortunately, for some new car owners the gratification is short-lived. An early mechanical problem…

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