Damage to Vehicle by a Repair Shop

Generally speaking, we handle used car cases when an individual buys a used car only to find out after the sale that the car is suffering from a serious defect.  However, there are more potential causes of action that can arise from used cars than those that arise at...

Bad Language in Car Contracts

Sadly, we lost a case the other week in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.  Here are the basic facts:  Our client purchased a used car from a local dealership that is known to sell questionable vehicles.  The next day, the car started exhibiting engine issues.  The...

Getting a Refund from a Car Dealership

We receive calls almost daily from individuals who bought used cars that turned out to be crap.  Usually, the potential clients tell us one of two scenarios:  1.  He/she attempted to get a refund, but the dealership said, “No.”  2.  He/she attempted to get a refund,...

Beating an Arbitration Clause

Along with lemon law cases and suing car dealerships for bad used cars, we represent clients who have lost their cars to repossession when they failed to pay their financing contracts. Pennsylvania law provides specific guidelines that banks have to follow when...

Keeping Records of Car Damage

Did you recently buy a new or used car and now you are experiencing problems?  Maybe your transmission is slipping, the car is making a weird noise, or a mechanic found frame damage?  These are all potentially legal issues and you may have a case against the...

What’s Wrong with My Car?

Lots of used cars have problems.  The older they get, the more problems they have.  Most of the time, for those who have been driving for a long time, narrowing down the issue or defect isn’t that hard.  Professional mechanics can often times just hear the...

2 Ways to Know If Your Car Is A Lemon

Did you recently buy a new or used car that has problems?  Have you contacted the dealership and been told there is nothing they can do?  Have you taken your car into the shop a bunch of times and you are still having problems?  These are common scenarios we hear all...

Hire an Attorney Early

We have written a few articles on when you should hire an attorney in the legal process.  However, earlier this week, we were reminded of the importance of hiring an attorney from the beginning. We were contacted by a potential client recently about a collection case...