Whether you call your new vehicle a clunker, a heap of junk, or a lemon, if you purchased a defective vehicle from a reputable manufacturer, you may be entitled to compensation. In this brief article, a Texas lemon law attorney, will detail the process of seeking compensation for your lemon.
If you invested in a vehicle and it isn’t operating properly, this is an extremely frustrating situation. If you tried to have the vehicle repaired several times with the manufacturer and it’s still not safe to drive, pick up the phone and call the Law Office of Darin Siefkes, PLLC. We are highly knowledgeable and experienced in vehicle lemon law in Texas. We will assess your potential claim and do everything in our power to help you get the best possible result. Read our testimonials and see what we’ve done for past clients.
Related: What is the Texas Lemon Law?
Step One: Learn the Basics
The first step to successfully receiving compensation for a lemon is to learn the basics of how exactly a vehicle qualifies under Texas Lemon Law. Does your car have a substantial defect, or is the issue a minor inconvenience? For example, a car with a transmission problem or erratic steering is unsafe to drive and is considered a substantial defect, whereas a car with a faulty radio or leaky air conditioning unit is a minor inconvenience.
If your car falls under the category of substantial defect, you may qualify for a claim. There are a variety of other parameters to consider when determining if a vehicle qualifies under Texas Lemon Law. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself to see if you’re a step closer to qualifying:
- Did you purchase your car in Texas?
- If not, is your car connected to the State of Texas in any way?
- Did you purchase your car from a manufacturer?
- Is your vehicle under warranty?
- Did you make reasonable attempts to repair the issue?
- Did you have the manufacturer try to repair the car?
- Do you have records of repair orders and invoices?
Hopefully, your answer is “yes” to each of these questions. If you’re not entirely sure, pick up the phone and ask a Texas lemon law attorney any questions you may have.
Step Two: Contact a Texas Lemon Lawyer
If you believe you qualify under Texas Lemon Law, fill out a FREE case evaluation form. All we need is your contact information and some basic information about your vehicle. From here, we will review your FREE case evaluation form and give you a call and inform you of your rights and options to pursue compensation under Texas Lemon Law. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about your lemon.
Step Three: Potentially Seek Payment
Texas Lemon Law was established to assist consumers in obtaining repair, replacement, or repurchase of a new vehicle (purchased or leased) that shows evidence of a substantial defect. and . As an experienced attorney committed to consumers looking to obtain some form of relief in Texas, Darin Siefkes and his dedicated staff will do everything in their power to address your concerns and help you seek relief for your lemon.
This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.