Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles After Recent Hurricanes

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In recent years, many drivers in southern California have been swindled into hitting dealer lots. Experts estimate that Hurricane Harvey that hit the Houston area may have damaged up to one million vehicles. This is at least double the number affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Cars today can be even more affected by flooding…

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What are the Most Common Car Defects?  

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Most of us spend part of every day on the road behind the wheels of our cars. We use them to get to work, to transport our children to afterschool activities and to take care of daily errands. While we expect our vehicles to safely transport us from place to place, there are times when…

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The Difference Between Salvaged and Reconstructed Titles

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If you’re shopping for a vehicle, it’s always a good idea to run a vehicle history check on any VIN before you make a purchase. Doing so will give you some insight as to the history of the vehicle and its title, alerting you to potentially troublesome distinctions, such as a salvaged or rebuilt/reconstructed title….

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Lemon Law Claim vs. Fraud

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Lemon laws provide consumers a path toward compensation if they purchase a car that doesn’t meet expected standards of performance and quality. A car that repeatedly winds up in the shop but remains plagued with problems may be a candidate for a Lemon Law case. California’s Lemon Law is one of the strongest in the…

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A “Certified” Used Car May Still be Hiding Something

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California Lemon Law Attorney

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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