Interesting Facts

Relevant Dates in North Carolina "Lemon Law" History

Every state in the country, plus the District of Columbia, has a lemon law, although they differ in some respects. Connecticut enacted the first state lemon law in 1982. Alaska enacted the most recent state lemon law in 1994.

The following is a list of some important dates in North Carolina lemon law history, plus some other related events.

1975 – Congress passes the Federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
1982 – The first state lemon law takes effect in Connecticut
1987North Carolina's lemon law first takes effect
1989 – Supreme Court of North Carolina clarifies certain aspects of the lemon law in two decisions, Taylor v. Volvo North America Corp. and Buford v. General Motors Corp.
2005 – Additional amendments to the North Carolina lemon law take effect



There may be times that you have wondered if you are the only one having a headache over the same model of vehicle that you had just purchased. You will be hard pressed to find stats answering that question, so this is something that is often asked. Fortunately for you, we have kept statistics that cover the percentage of the overall total closed and open lemon law and breach of warranty cases we have handled, since the inception of our firm, through the end of 2010. Please understand that these numbers are influenced by the number of vehicles sold by the manufacturer in the U.S. For example, Ford Motor Company has a greater market share in the U.S. than Subaru.

As the data indicates, we have handled cases from a wide variety of manufacturers. Based upon the cases from which these numbers have been derived, you can understand how we developed and maintained relationships with the people who handle consumer lemon law claims for the manufacturers. Our firm has negotiated thousands of claims just like yours with the manufacturer's attorneys. Since we have successfully handled a wide variety of different lemon law cases, shouldn't you put our experience to work for you? It does not matter if it is recreational vehicle, motorcycle, ATV, camper, boat, car, truck, or other consumer product – we can help. Call us today at (877) 846-1209 or fill out our free lemon case review form.

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