Category Archives: Car Law/Vehicle Law/Lemon Law

My Advice on Buying a Vehicle


From time to time folks ask for my thoughts on buying vehicles.  What to buy….where to buy….how to prepare….what to say……what to sign (and not to sign)..and the list goes on.  I could talk for hours on this topic but none of you would want me to do so.  Trust me….a few notes and a …

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Is Your Car a Lemon?


“Lemon law” seems to be a generic term for the body of law relating to mechanic problems and defects relating to vehicles.  However, in its strictest sense, the term “lemon law” only applies to brand new vehicles.  The North Carolina lemon law statute (N.C.G.S. § 20-351. et seq.) only covers new vehicles.  This means you …

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Tips for Buying a Used Vehicle


Follow the link: http://carconsumers.org/usedcarbuyingtips.htm. If you have been burned on a used vehicle you have purchased contact me so we can discuss. Best wishes and do share this blog post.

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Pictures Worth Many Words Part II: Spot Delivery/Yo-Yo Sale


Here is another English-language fotonovela.  This one discusses spot delivery a/k/a yo-yo “sales” regarding vehicles.  If you or someone you know is in need of assistance regarding auto fraud, lemon law, or other vehicle issues be sure to reach out to me or another experienced consumer lawyer in the area.  Best wishes to you..

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Lemon-Aid for 2017


In 2017 I want to focus more of my practice on lemon law cases.  “Lemon law” seems to be a generic term for the body of law relating to mechanic problems and defects relating to vehicles.  However, in its strictest sense, the term “lemon law” only applies to brand new vehicles.  North Carolina, like other …

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The Flow of A Used Vehicle Claim


Happy new year to you!  This is the first time I have spoken to you since the calendar page turned to 2017.  Here’s hoping this is a great year of abundance and good things for you and yours. One of the most common phone calls and email inquiries I receive is “my used vehicle is …

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Call Me If..Your Vehicle Has Been Wrongfully Repossessed


Note I said “wrongfully” repossessed.  If you are delinquent on payments or allow your insurance to lapse or otherwise violate your finance agreement or other contractual obligation I may be unable to assist you.  The repossession would likely not be wrongful but you may be able to work out a deal to recover your vehicle. …

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This is One Mad Cat: A Vehicle Repair Story


I live in North Carolina and I realize that many folks here are Carolina Panther fans.  I am okay with that although I am a lifelong Pittsburgh Steeler fan.  I have no qualms with the Panthers and actually like their team and the way their organization is run as it mirrors my Steelers organization in …

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My Advice on Car/Vehicle Buying


From time to time folks ask for my thoughts on buying vehicles.  What to buy….where to buy….how to prepare….what to say……what to sign (and not to sign)..and the list goes on.  I could talk for hours on this topic but none of you would want me to do so.  Trust me…. Here is a quick …

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Is This Dealership A House of Horror?


Auto House operates vehicle dealerships in Mooresville and Salisbury [North Carolina].  Recently, several consumers who purchased vehicles from Auto House complained they were sold vehicles that were misbranded or misrepresented.  The result?  If this is true the consumers overpaid for the vehicles they purchased.  Click here for the most recent local news story by WSOC …

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