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...

What is a deficiency judgment after a repossession?

If you finance a vehicle purchase, or take a loan to buy a vehicle, you have to pay back that loan in accordance with the terms of the contract.  If you do not, the bank who loaned you the money will have a right to repossess the vehicle.  That means the bank will...

Fraud in Certified Preowned Cars

Almost all major vehicle manufactures have a Certified Preowned Program.  Generally, speaking, this is a manufacturers way of raising the price on late model vehicles.  It usually means the vehicle is no more than 3-4 years old and the purpose of the certified...

Common Problems with Used Cars

With the weather warming up, more people are getting outside, more people are shopping, more people are buying cars, and that means our phones are ringing more with used car problems.  This time of year always causes us to start wondering, “Is there a used car...