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How to Know You Are Working With the Best Lemon Law Attorney

To Win Your California Lemon Law Case, Choose the Right Law Firm to Fight for You

A lemon law claim pits you against large automakers with extensive legal departments and resources. To win your claim, you need an experienced California lemon lawyer

Many attorneys say they handle lemon law cases, yet, only a few law firms have extensive experience and knowledge in lemon law claims. Here’s how to tell whether you’ve chosen the best lemon law attorney.

The attorney has a record of winning lemon law claims.

Lemon law claims may seem straightforward at first. The car has a persistent or dangerous defect, and the manufacturer has not fixed it. California law has clear rules regarding lemon vehicles, including precisely what lemon owners can expect to receive. 

This simplicity can be deceptive. Demonstrating that a vehicle is a lemon can be challenging. When an automaker chooses to fight back, what started as a simple case can turn into a significant undertaking. 

The best California lemon lawyers have a track record of representing lemon-owning clients. These lawyers know how to address potential issues early so that a simple case doesn’t become unnecessarily complicated. Experienced lemon law attorneys know how to win a lemon law case because they’ve learned how to confront automakers and present issues effectively on a client’s behalf. 

The attorney doesn’t charge you upfront.

California lemon law allows a vehicle owner to recover attorney’s fees and costs from the automaker if the owner proves the vehicle is a lemon. Because the law provides for fee recovery, experienced attorneys don’t need to charge upfront fees to take on lemon cases. 

Instead, the best California lemon law attorneys work on a contingency basis. When they win, they are paid by the automaker. If they lose, they don’t receive a fee at all. 

Working on contingency gives lemon lawyers a solid incentive to analyze your case thoroughly and honestly. If the attorney doesn’t believe you can win, they will say so. The best lemon lawyers don’t spend time and energy persuading you to pay fees upfront. Instead, they work to understand your case and discuss your chances for success. 

The attorney doesn’t push you into arbitration. 

Arbitration is a method of settling lemon law claims. It is simpler than a courtroom trial, which often makes it less expensive. 

Automakers have invested considerable time and effort in creating an arbitration system for lemon law claims. They argue that arbitration reduces the time and effort of resolving lemon law claims, making it better for automakers and auto owners. Lemon law arbitration often ends in favor of the automaker, even when the auto owner has a valid claim under California law. 

At Wirtz Law APC, our lemon law attorneys know how lemon law arbitration weighs in favor of automakers. We have seen arbitration claims unfairly deprive auto owners of compensation. Our California lemon lawyers don’t push clients into arbitration. Instead, we fight to keep your day in court before a jury and with rights to an appeal.  We focus on the facts of the claim. We pursue the maximum compensation our clients are owed according to the law. 

The attorney pursues all your losses, not just the vehicle’s buyback value. 

California lemon law allows lemon owners to choose between receiving a replacement vehicle, a refund, or a “buyback.” Some lemon lawyers focus on winning the replacement or buyback without looking further. 

California’s lemon law allows vehicle owners to seek more than just the buyback value of the lemon vehicle. The law also allows the owner to seek attorney’s fees. The third category of damages, “incidental and consequential damages,” is available for lemon car owners. 

An additional category of damages is civil penalties. Civil penalties are additional damages designed by the California lemon law to punish the automakers when they willfully fail to comply with the law. Civil penalty additional damages can be up to two times the amount of your actual damages.

The best California lemon law attorneys understand what each category of damages covers. They ask questions and investigate your claim because they know what the lemon has cost you. These attorneys fight to ensure you receive compensation for every loss covered by California’s lemon laws – not just for the cost of the defective vehicle. 

At Wirtz Law APC, our California lemon lawyers bring our experience and knowledge to every client we represent. When you contact us, we’ll do our best to answer your questions. We have helped many California auto owners get the compensation they deserve. To learn more, call us today at (858) 259-5009 or start an online chat to speak with one of our team members.

Contact an Experienced Southern California Lemon Law Attorney To Learn About Your Legal Rights

If you are looking for a local California Lemon Law firm, look no further than Wirtz Law APC. If you have had enough, are fed up, and think your car is a lemon, call us at (858) 259-5009 for a free no obligation evaluation. If your vehicle is a lemon, we will take your case at no charge to you on a contingency fee basis. Wirtz Law APC provides one of California’s best Lemon Law attorney services. We serve Southern California, Northern California, Central California, and Eastern California. 

If your purchased or leased truck, car, hybrid, EV, or SUV is experiencing substantial or repeated issues, you should speak with one of our Los Angeles county lemon law attorneys at the Wirtz Law APC. Our firm focuses on helping California auto consumers get the compensation they deserve after purchasing a lemon. Our team has a well-earned and well-deserved reputation as motor vehicle consumer advocates. Our lemon law team has a proven track record, having recovered $45 million for our clients. We fight for our clients so that they receive the compensation they deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation and learn more about your legal options.

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