As you likely know, a defective automobile is commonly referred to as a “lemon.” When an individual or car dealership knowing sells someone a poorly made or maintained vehicle, they can be placing that person at risk for expensive repairs and even major motor vehicle accidents. Laws pertaining to “lemon cars” vary by state; however, most states protect consumers from buying a defective vehicle.
If you or someone you know has purchased a vehicle that you think is a lemon, contact an Appleton car defect attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to discuss your legal options. Call 800-242-2874 today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced professional.
In order for your vehicle to qualify as a lemon in the state of Wisconsin, it must meet the following criteria:
If you have been sold a vehicle that meets these criteria, you could have grounds for pursuing compensation from the person or company responsible.
If your newly purchased vehicle has turned out to be a lemon, you must keep your records organized in order to receive a replacement or refund. Your first step toward recompense is to notify the manufacturer that the vehicle you purchased is a lemon. They have 30 days to reply and offer you a replacement vehicle or a full refund. If the manufacturer does not cooperate with you, you may need to file suit.
If you have questions about or need assistance getting compensation for a lemon vehicle, contact the Appleton personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 today.