Motorcycles Lemon Law Attorney In Vacaville
It may feel like racing with the wind when you ride on your motorcycle. However, it is not usual for a newly purchased motorcycle to spend more time in repair shops rather than on the road. In this scenario, you may be eligible for the repurchase or replacement of a defective motorcycle if it is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. The manufacturing company will be responsible for the remedy. However, the manufacturing companies are rarely cooperative.
They may deny their responsibility and retain the service of experienced lawyers to defend them. You will need an equally qualified and experienced lawyer on your side. At our law firm, you will find experienced, successful and dedicated lawyers for assistance and representation. Book an initial consultation with us to find out if your motorcycle qualifies to be a ‘Lemon’.
Many people believe that California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, or the Lemon Law, does not cover a motorcycle’s defects. This is a misconception. Therefore, do not feel out of luck and keep riding, or spending money on the repair of a ‘Lemon’ motorcycle. Contact us to learn about your legal rights as a consumer and to get legal remedy for your losses.
We Will Assess the Merits of Your Claim
The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, which is popular as the ‘Lemon Law’, applies to the lease or purchase of consumer goods. Under §1791(a) of the ‘Lemon Law’, consumer goods are the products, or parts of various products, which are bought, leased, or used for personal reasons, household purposes, or by a family. This statute does not include clothing and consumables.
Motorcycles are regarded as ‘consumer’ goods according to this statute. Thus, Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act offers protection for motorcycles. However, the rules are different for motorcycles and automobiles, and this act does not provide protection for all types of motorcycles. A motorcycle owner has to satisfy the following requirements in order to receive a remedy for their financial losses under California’s Lemon law:
It is difficult to prove these points in court and recover remedy for your losses without retaining the service of an experienced ‘Lemon Lawyer. Through our law firm, you will find skilled and experienced ‘Lemon Law’ attorneys.
Contact us if you do not know whether your motorcycle is covered by the ‘Lemon Law’.
Types of Motorcycle Defects Covered by Lemon law
Different types of motorcycle defects are covered by the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. However, mechanical or electrical defects in your motorcycle have to restrict its safety, use, or value for the motorcycle. It is essential for the defects or malfunctions of a motorcycle, which are known as ‘nonconformities’, to be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
It is not necessary for a defect to endanger the safety of a motorcycle’s owner or rider. Your motorcycle will qualify to be a ‘Lemon’ if the defect affects the vehicle’s safety. The following parts frequently become defective and defects to these parts are covered by a manufacturer’s warranty:
Various other defects to the motorcycle are covered by California’s Lemon Law. You have to ensure that the manufacturer or authorized dealer receives sufficient opportunity to repair the defect by a qualified mechanic before filing a claim. You can file a claim if the manufacturer or dealer has failed to repair a defect, despite having made a ‘reasonable number of attempts’.
You can help us in recovering sufficient remedy for your losses by keeping the receipts, work-orders, and spare parts from each repair appointment. These documents can be used to prove that you have made a reasonable number of attempts to repair the defects or malfunctions.
Types of Defects Not Covered by California’s Lemon Law
The following examples of motorcycle defects are not covered under California’s ‘Lemon Law’:
Therefore, it is essential to consult with a ‘Lemon Law’ attorney in order to determine if you are protected under California’s Lemon Law. Book an initial consultation with us to know about your options as a consumer.
Lemon Law Statute of Limitations in California
The ‘statute of limitations’ to file a ‘Lemon Law’ claim in California is four years from the date when you had learned, or should have learned, about the motorcycle being a ‘lemon’ vehicle. However, it does not mean that a motorcycle owner cannot file a claim if a vehicle has been purchased more than four years ago. Thus, it is essential to consult with an experienced ‘Lemon Law’ attorney to learn if your motorcycle is protected under California’s ‘Lemon Law’.
It’s true that a judge may dismiss your case once the statute of limitations has passed. However, we have successfully settled ‘Lemon Law’ claims for motorcycles older than 4 years, based upon the date of purchase. Contact our legal team to learn about your legal options as a consumer and bring the repair bills, ‘work orders and receipts to the initial consultation for our perusal. We are always ready to help frustrated motorcycle-owners in recovering a deserved remedy. Contact Us Now!
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