California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. Announces New Lemon Law Lawsuits Against Numerous Automobile Manufacturers

Los Angeles, California. 10/15/2019. Los Angeles based attorneys California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that it has brought several lemon-law lawsuits on behalf of California consumers against numerous major automakers, such as FCA US LLC, Hyundai Motor America, Mercedes-Benz USA, and others. The lawsuits were filed by CCA in the Superior Court of California […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, PC discusses which RV defects are covered under the Song-Beverly Act.

RV’s and The Lemon Law

RV’s (including motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth-wheels, campers, etc.) are known for providing years of enjoyable recreation to families across the United States.   Indeed, more than 9-million families in the United States own RV’s and, every year, over 40 million people in the United States go RV camping. However, for some, the purchase of an […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, PC discusses the history of lemon law in California.

A Brief History of Lemons

By Michael H. Rosenstein, Esq. California’s lemon law, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Protection Act, was an outgrowth of investigations and public hearings by the California Senate Business and Professions Committee in November 1969. The committee concluded that aside from automobile repairs, the single largest category of consumer complaints was warranty problems. In addition to warranties […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, PC discusses what the Tanner Act refers to.

The (Sally) Tanner Act

By Michael H. Rosenstein, Esq. Sally Tanner (born in 1926) represented California’s 60th District in the California State Assembly from 1979 to 1992. Her legislative career encompassed environmental issues, consumer protection issues, and issues relating to product safety. By the time she joined California’s State Assembly, our lemon law, the Song-Beverly Act, had already been […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, PC discusses why Silvio v. Ford Motor Co. isn't as straightforward as you'd think.

What Silvio Does and Does Not Say

The court’s seemingly straightforward holding in Silvio v. Ford Motor Co., 109 Cal. App. 4th 1205, 1207 (2003) (“Silvio”) is regularly misconstrued, misquoted, and misinterpreted to stand for things that it simply does not say.  Automakers like to stretch, squeeze, and shoehorn Silvio into an interpretation that serves their defense of a Song-Beverly Act claim.  […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, PC discusses what is considered a California lemon.

Is My Car a California Lemon?

While we’ve all had mechanical and electronic devices with defects that have driven us crazy, defects that affect our cars are often the most intrusive. It is never good news to hear that your car will have to be “in the shop” again for an extended period. When you receive such news about a new, […]

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California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. discusses how these two cases relate to manufacturers' affirmative duty.

Krotin, Lukather, and the Manufacturers’ Affirmative Duty

By Michael H. Rosenstein, Esq. The rulings in Krotin v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (1995) 38 Cal.App.4th 294, 45 Cal.Rptr.2d 10 (“Krotin”) and Lukather v. General Motors, LLC, (2010) 181 Cal. App. 4th 1041, 1051, 104 Cal.Rptr.3d 853 (“Lukather”) are twin pillars of consumer protection under California’s Song-Beverly Act.  While the decisions concern two […]

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