What are Lemon Laws?

by | Feb 20, 2017 | Lawyers

If you have ever purchased or leased a new car, then you probably already know what a lemon law is. However, if you have never had problems with a car you bought or leased, you may not have. Lemon laws are in place to protect the rights of the consumer at federal levels. However, each state in America has their own lemon laws in place as well. With that in mind read on below to hear the answer to the question, “What are lemon laws?’

Lemon Law

The definition of a lemon law is pretty simple really. These are American state laws that are put in place to protect the rights of consumers when it comes to buying vehicles and other consumer goods. If any of the specified products fail to function in the way that they should and the company that made these products repeatedly refuses to get them fixed the right way, then you are entitled to have them replaced or have a refund granted. The defective products and cars are known as lemons, and the federal law that was put into action in 1975, makes it mandatory that these products be repaired, replaced or a refund be given.

Who is Entitled to Relief Under the Lemon Law?

Each state has its own set of rules regarding their own lemon law, so what you have to do to enact your relief law is different. However, anyone who has a defective product that falls under the lemon law is entitled to relief under the laws of the state are followed.

Should You Hire a Lawyer?

If you have a vehicle that is defective and after repeated attempts at repairs have failed, then yes, you need to hire the professionals at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® to take care of the matter for you. You have the right to a running vehicle to get you from point A to point B and all the way back again.

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