Lemon Law

There are three, not two guaranteed things in life: Death, taxes, and car repairs. As much as death and taxes repulse us, car repairs can take us to another level of heightened stress. Just ask Missy Gaynor. Missy began experiencing issues with her car’s heating and cooling system. “I went to four repair shops and […]

You have heard to proverb, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Unfortunately, the proverb does apply to the lemon you purchased from a local auto dealer. In fact, the lemon you purchased requires the legal protections offered by federal and California lemon laws. Andrew Rosen got an up close view of California lemon law. […]

You have heard the horror stories. Consumers complain about taking a car in for basic repairs and returning to find the car inoperable. Car repairs represent one of the certainties of life, but finding the best mechanic is truly a daunting task. Just ask Anna Marie Holland. “I took my Honda in for a tune […]

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California has passed multiple laws that protect consumers against unscrupulous merchants that sell inferior products and services. The California Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) covers most consumer products, from defective toasters to inoperable lawnmowers. However, the State of California has created a separate class of consumer protection laws that apply to vehicles. If you spend […]

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Referred to by litigators as California Civil Code 1750, the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) proclaims numerous “methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices undertaken by any person in a transaction intended to result or which results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer.” Unfair business practices […]

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The Los Angeles Watts riots of 1965 prompted several significant social, political, and legal changes. Based on the partially on the findings of the Kerner Commission in the aftermath of the Watts riots, the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) represents one of the most effective legal weapons consumers have to fight unethical business practices, […]

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Codified under California law as Section 17200, the Unfair Competition Law (UCL) establishes the legal power of injunction to stop any business practice courts deem unfair, unlawful, and/or fraudulent. Accomplished attorneys that have litigated consumer protection laws under the statutes written in the UCL could spend days lecturing law students about the multi-dimensional features of […]

You have read or heard about massive recalls that involve automobiles and automobile parts. There is a legal reason why the recalls receive national publicity. Passed by Congress in 1966, the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act not only created the motor vehicle recall process, the landmark piece of legislation also set the standard […]

As one of the most influential federal consumer protection laws, the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) of 1914 continues to enforce antitrust statutes more that 100 years after President Woodrow Wilson signed the ground breaking legislation. The FTCA established the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which thoroughly investigates consumer claims of fraudulent business practices and all […]