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Getting Started on Your Lemon Law Claim 

California offers consumer protections for vehicles considered “lemons” — cars with remaining warranty coverage that have a serious manufacturer defect or defects.  The vehicle must be unable to be fixed within a reasonable number of repair attempts. If your car has an irreparable flaw or defect, then you may be entitled to a refund or...
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Press Release: Proposed Ballot Initiative Aims to Cap Attorneys’ Fees on Lemon Law Claims

San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Wirtz Law APC announced today that the firm is tracking a proposed ballot initiative that would cap attorneys’ fees on lemon law claims in California, potentially restricting consumer access to proper legal representation. “The state’s consumer protection law as it currently exists is designed to allow...
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What is the California Lemon Law Buyback Program?

California is known for its citrus fruit, but California Lemon Law doesn’t actually govern lemonade. The “Lemon Law” buyback program protects new car buyers.  If you’re buying a new car, you expect there to be no problems. However, you might find that your car needs significant repairs or is otherwise in poor mechanical condition. California...
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Some Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Pose a Fire Risk the Manufacturers Can’t Fix

Mercedes-Benz is a popular and trusted luxury vehicle brand. Like all manufacturers, however, Mercedes-Benz experiences problems from time to time that cause issues with vehicle safety.  In January 2022, Mercedes-Benz released a statement warning customers that some Mercedes-Benz vehicles pose a fire risk. The company has further explained that issuing a vehicle recall is impossible...
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475K Tesla Cars Recalled over Safety Concerns

Tesla is famous for making history with its self-driving electric cars. But now, the electric car company is making headlines for a different reason: safety concerns related to camera issues and trunk functionality that contribute to the likelihood of an accident.  Tesla’s Model 3 and Model S Recalled The most recent Tesla recall was announced...
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New Solution to Tesla Shudder Issue

For a while now, owners of some Tesla cars have been dealing with annoying mechanical issues. For example, some Tesla models have a known ongoing shudder issue. When you pay Tesla prices, the last thing you want to be left dealing with is a shaking vehicle. Tesla has finally gotten around to addressing the issue....
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Four Myths About California Lemon Law

There is a lot being said about the California lemon law. At this point, you probably know the basics. It’s a law that protects the buyers of vehicles within the state by enforcing these mandates on manufacturers: