Update for GM Oil Consumption Class Action and Settlement

Update for GM Oil Consumption Class Action and Settlement

$102.6 million awarded for GM oil consumption defect On October 3, 2022, a federal jury in California ordered General Motors (GM) to pay over $102.6 million to about 38,000 GM owners and lessees. The initial lawsuit, filed in 2016, accused the Michigan-based automaker of selling three different classes of GM vehicles with severe engine defects. […]

Land Rover Lemon Law: Common Issues & Recalls

The Land Rover. A luxury piece of British automotive engineering that has reached an iconic reputation with its boxy design and off-road terrain capabilities. These luxury SUVs are available in various models, including the Range Rover, Discovery, and Evoque. But Land Rover has also gained notoriety in another department: recalls. Data collected over the past […]

Jaguar Lemon Law in California

Jaguar’s history of producing automobiles can be traced back to 1922 under its former name, SS Cars. The luxury car manufacturer has strived for elegance, span, and speed when designing and executing its posh vehicles. However, not every Jaguar lives up to the standards the company is known for embodying. If you’ve purchased a Jaguar […]

GM Announces Recall Affecting Nearly 500,000 U.S. Vehicles

Unfortunately, another vehicle recall has been announced, impacting over 484,000 vehicles in the U.S. A potential seatbelt issue first came to light in 2021 when a customer voiced concern to a local dealership propelling notice to GM’s safety program and ultimately prompting a recall by General Motors. The recall affects Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV […]

292,287 Vehicles Recalled in the United States by Mercedes-Benz

The US division of Mercedes-Benz (MBUSA) has announced a “Do Not Drive” recall for nearly 300,000 of its vehicles. Owners of 2006 through 2012 ML and GL sports utility vehicles (SUV) and R-Class minivan or multi-purpose (MPV) vehicles are urged to stop driving the cars immediately as the company tackles potentially fatal brake issues. The […]

The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and California Lemon Laws

A fundamental consumer protection law in California is the Song-Beverly Act, one of the strongest laws of its kind from coast to coast. The Golden State’s Song-Beverly Act (Civ. Code, section 1790 – 1795.8), implemented in the 1970s, regulates consumer warranties for retail products. Before the Song-Beverly Act, consumers had minimal or no protection against […]

How a Recall Could Affect Your Lemon Law Case

The U.S. experienced a record-high number of recall campaigns in 2021. Learning about a recall on your vehicle can be alarming and aggravating, as is realizing you have purchased a “lemon.” Under California’s lemon laws, protection is offered for individuals who have purchased or leased a materially defective product. The regulations include new and preowned […]

What You Need to Know About Lemon Law Buyback Vehicles

If you are in the market for a new car and come across one with a decal featuring the words “Lemon Law Buyback,” there is some important information that you should know.  What is a lemon vehicle? A “lemon” refers to a vehicle that is not fixed or cannot be fixed by the manufacturer after […]

Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel EGR Recall: Will There be a Class Action Lawsuit?

Owners and lessees of Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesels may be eligible for legal protection due to recent allegations around the vehicle’s exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system. Vehicles manufactured between June 12, 2013, and October 23, 2019, may feature defective EGR coolers prone to thermal fatigue. When failure occurs, the coolers are more vulnerable to internal […]

Tesla Recalling Nearly 600,000 Vehicles Due to Inadequate Pedestrian Warning Sound

Barely three months into 2022, Tesla, the electric luxury vehicle manufacturer, is issuing yet another recall. Tesla issued four recalls alone in just the first two weeks of February. The latest recall in the U.S. affects a staggering 578,607 vehicles. The purpose of the latest recall is to disable Tesla’s “Boombox” technology. The sound required […]