Boats & Watercrafts Lemon Law Attorney In Dublin
Do you find any type of water-sport to be thrilling? Do you like to go fishing on a boat or like to sail around? If your answer is ‘yes’ to either or both of these questions, then you may be interested in purchasing or leasing a boat or any other type of watercraft. It is natural for you to expect that a newly purchased or leased boat or watercraft functions without any glitches, and according to the terms of the manufacturer’s warranty.
To your surprise, your watercraft may fail to function according to your expectation. In this scenario, you have to contact the manufacturing company and take the boat to an authorized repair shop. What if the vessel fails to function properly despite being repaired multiple times for the same defect? This is the right time to contact us since you may have invested in a Lemon boat.
We have helped hundreds of consumers in getting compensation for their financial loss and other troubles after purchasing a Lemon watercraft. We will explain your legal options as the owner or lessor of a malfunctioning boat and help you in recovering the deserved compensation or remedy.
The protection under California’s Lemon Law is available for different types of watercrafts, such as sailboats, motorboats, fishing boats, speedboats, yachts, catamarans, jet ski, etc. Therefore, watercraft, with and without, motors are covered under California’s Lemon Law.
However, it is important to consult with a Lemon Law attorney, who has handled many claims resulting from defective watercraft, before filing a claim. The stipulations on the manufacturer’s warranty vary from one company to another. Therefore, it is difficult for an individual with no legal background to understand the impact of these stipulations. It is essential to consult with a Lemon Law attorney due to this reason. You will find a team of qualified, competent, experienced, and successful Lemon Law attorneys through our firm.
Is Your Boat a ‘Lemon’?
Under California’s Lemon Law, the boat manufacturer must reimburse a consumer for the cost of repairing a Lemon boat or has to replace the boat. However, the boat has to meet certain criteria before being classified as a ‘Lemon’. For example:
A boat with manufacturing defect threats the safety of the user and other people in the water. You must contact a Lemon Law attorney as quickly as possible if you believe that the watercraft is a ‘Lemon’.
Dangers of Having a Lemon Watercraft
The defect on any type of watercraft may pose a +threat to the safety of the user or other people in the water. Many things may go wrong when you are in the open water. The weather condition or height of the waves may change in an instant. In this scenario, a defect may become a safety issue. You may become unable to steer the boat properly, the boat may fail to move or the navigation system may fail to work. Therefore, you may get stranded in the water or get lost. It is essential to contact a Lemon Law attorney as quickly as possible, instead of steering the defective watercraft, if you want to safely navigate the water.
When you purchase or lease a new or pre-owned boat with a manufacturer’s warranty, it is natural for you to expect that you will be able to use the boat properly according to your unique needs. You are unlikely to invest in a defective vessel which cannot be properly used or enjoyed. A defect also negatively affects a vessel’s financial value. California’s Lemon Law protects the consumers who have unknowingly purchased or leased a boat with defects.
We have represented hundreds of consumers who unknowingly purchased a watercraft with defects. We specialize in this segment of California’s Lemon Law as well as the other segments of Lemon Law. With a team of experienced Lemon Law attorneys, we ensure that our clients are fairly compensated, and the legal proceeding seems as uncomplicated as possible to our clients.
We are not afraid to take a case to trial if necessary. We will take the case to court if we cannot pursue the attorneys hired by a manufacturing company to offer a fair settlement despite fighting tenaciously. We are dedicated to ensure the maximum benefit for our clients when negotiating a settlement with the manufacturer or fighting the lawyers at the court.
What to Do If Your Boat is a Lemon?
Contact the manufacturing company of a watercraft and keep them informed regarding the defects that negatively impact the safety, function or value of the watercraft.
Stop using any type of watercraft with defect since it poses a threat to the safety of everybody on the vessel or everybody on the water. It is important to keep a copy of the ‘bill of sale’ since it can be used to prove that you own or lease the vessel in question.
Bring the manufacturer’s warranty to the initial consultation with a Lemon Law attorney at the Law Offices of Braff P.C. We will find out if a defect is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty after checking through the documents. Your vessel will be covered by California’s Lemon Law if the manufacturer’s warranty covers the defect of the watercraft.
We will ask you to maintain a detailed record of the repair on your watercraft, alongside noting the nature or date of every repair. You need to maintain a record of the conversation between you and the mechanic who tried to repair the defect, or the boat’s manufacturer. You may even use e-mails, or any type of written correspondence from the manufacturer or mechanic to your advantage.
Contact the Law Offices of Braff P.C. for being represented by our experienced Lemon Law attorney, and to be fairly compensated for your losses. Call us today at 925-956-4799 to schedule an appointment.
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