Posted by Adam Alexander | Feb 24, 2023 |
Michigan's Lemon Law can be technical and sometimes difficult to navigate. The best policy is to prepare and get started as early as possible. When you first have problems with your vehicle, this is your opportunity to document everything and be very clear in your communications with the dealer and the manufacturer. Doing so will put you in an advantageous position should you have to use the Lemon Law. You will also put your attorney in a better position to represent you and get you the settlement you deserve.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Jan 16, 2023 |
This blog takes a look at a recent Michigan Lemon lawsuit regarding a 2021 Jeep Cherokee
Posted by Adam Alexander | Dec 27, 2022 |
A technical service bulletin, (TSB), can potentially have Michigan Lemon Law implications
Posted by Adam Alexander | Oct 06, 2022 |
The Michigan Lemon Law does not list specific defects which constitute impairment of use or value. Your lawyer must be prepared to prove impairment to win your case
Posted by Adam Alexander | May 28, 2022 |
Michigan's Lemon Law requires at least 3 repair attempts for the same substantial defect or at least 25 days out of service within the first year from the date of delivery. Importantly, the manufacturer must also be provided with a final repair opportunity
Posted by Adam Alexander | Apr 23, 2022 |
General Motors is having extensive problems fixing certain diesel engines in newer trucks and SUV's
Posted by Adam Alexander | Feb 28, 2022 |
The 2021 Chevy Silverado has experienced multiple defects. The Michigan Lemon Law can provide remedies if you are a Silverado owner/lessee
Posted by Adam Alexander | Feb 20, 2022 |
Recalls can be a signal of a more serious and consistent defects that ultimately qualify your vehicle for Michigan Lemon Law remedies.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Dec 12, 2021 |
The Lemon Law process in Michigan may be quick and painless, or slow and frustrating. This article explains the legal process of Michigan's Lemon Law
Posted by Adam Alexander | Nov 17, 2021 |
Many auto owners are waiting too long for repairs because parts are not available. Being proactive can often lead to a resolution that will get you back on the road. If you live in Michigan and your vehicle has been out of service more than 30 days, consider a Lemon Law claim and feel free to contact me at (248) 246-6353
Posted by Adam Alexander | Oct 06, 2021 |
If you receive a letter from a debt collector, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, (“FDCPA”), allows you a 30-day window to dispute the debt. Your dispute must be in writing, and it requires the debt collector to take very specific action. This dispute letter is a very important tool for con...
Posted by Adam Alexander | Oct 06, 2021 |
In sum, the amount and content of the debt collection efforts are taken in a case-by-case basis to establish abuse. The FDCPA does not prohibit debt collectors from employing legitimate, reasonable, non-abusive means to collect debt. But now, debt collectors are limited to a definitive amount of collection calls, (7 times during one week).
Posted by Adam Alexander | Aug 09, 2021 |
Lemon vehicles. How to address transmission defects in Chevrolet, GMC, Buick and Cadillac vehicles
Posted by Adam Alexander | Nov 12, 2020 |
Lemon Law litigation oftentimes involves subtle issues such as intermittent problems, hesitations or jerking during acceleration, or unusual transmission shifts. In recent years, navigation defects in vehicles have been a very common problem. In such cases, lemon law expert witness testimony is critical in providing neutral analysis of the vehicle’s performance. If you have a Lemon Law case that requires a high degree of technical expertise, I encourage you to contact me for a free consultation.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Oct 19, 2020 |
In sum, to set your case up properly, you should send the final repair letter as described above. My clients have received repurchase offers without the final repair process. However, it is prudent to follow the mandates of the law to make sure you are on the winning side.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Apr 04, 2020 |
If you have a pending civil or criminal case in Michigan, your case has likely been delayed. Most civil cases, including Lemon Law cases currently filed in Michigan Courts have been delayed for at least 60 days.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Nov 22, 2019 |
The old English principle of Caveat Emptor (let the buyer beware), is a very good rule to remember when you are purchasing a used vehicle. Generally, the Michigan Lemon Law does NOT apply to used vehicles. (Unless it is covered by a manufacturer's express warranty at the time of purchase or lease...
Posted by Adam Alexander | Apr 16, 2019 |
You look down at your phone and it's another unidentified caller. The stress and frustration of dealing with debt is real. However, if you are receiving collection calls from an aggressive debt collector, it just may be a scam.
Is It Your Debt?
If you have no idea what debt the collector is t...
Posted by Adam Alexander | Apr 04, 2019 |
There are many strategies when it comes to disputing derogatory information on your credit report(s). You can find dozens of different ideas and samples on the internet, or you can hire a credit repair professional or a lawyer. The Big 3 credit bureaus, (Equifax, Experian and Transunion), allow ...
Posted by Adam Alexander | Apr 03, 2019 |
While intermittent defects are very frustrating, you should never give up the fight to prove your case
Posted by Adam Alexander | Mar 27, 2019 |
A Michigan Lemon Law case can be very simple or complex, depending on many factors. The anatomy of your case is covered here.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Mar 02, 2019 |
Having a 30-day late payment on your credit report is damaging. It will cause an immediate drop in your credit score and affect your ability to obtain lower interest rates and quality credit. Consumers often ask me how creditors determine the passing of 30 days. It's not as simple as you may thin...
Posted by Adam Alexander | Feb 28, 2019 |
The Michigan Lemon Law does not apply to RV's, boats and motorcycles, you still may have a remedy. There are alternative state and federal laws that apply to these vehicles, including the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and U.C.C. breach of warranty. The Alexander Law firm accepts all qualifying defective product cases, including recreational vehicles, boats, ATV's and motorcycles.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Feb 22, 2019 |
Your recovery under Michigan’s Lemon Law is dependent on multiple factors. If you have any questions or doubts about whether you have a Lemon vehicle, or what you may be entitled to under the law, please contact the Alexander Law Firm at (248) 246-6353.
Posted by Adam Alexander | Mar 01, 2018 |
Are you in the market for a mortgage? Know this rule: Dont dispute derogatory credit right before or during the mortgage application process. Everyone knows you have get your credit in the best possible shape prior to applying for a mortgage. Credit repair is the almost always a good idea. But c...