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Lemon Law Attorneys in Ohio

SUMMARY: Lemon Law Attorneys in Ohio

If your new vehicle qualifies as a lemon but the manufacturer is unwilling to resolve its issues, you may want to consider hiring an OH lemon law attorney. A lawyer could help you submit a complaint and get compensation for your problematic vehicle.

NOTE: The content of this website is intended solely for informational purposes. It is not a source of legal advice and should not be used as such.

Keep reading to learn more about hiring a lemon law attorney in Ohio.

Hiring an Ohio Lemon Law Attorney

If the car manufacturer has declined a request for compensation on your lemon vehicle, you may need a lemon law attorney to guide you through the next steps of the process.

You'll want to hire an attorney who:

  • Offers broad expertise in Ohio lemon law.
    • Each state has its own lemon laws, so you'll want to hire someone who understands all the key details of the law in Ohio.
  • Can prove a high rate of success.
  • Has a great reputation in the community.
    • Try searching your lawyer's name online to read what others are saying.

Lemon law attorneys can help in a number of ways, such as:

  • Helping you understand OH lemon laws and consumer rights.
  • Using negotiation skills in talks with the car manufacturer.
  • Representing you in court, if the manufacturer refuses to settle.

OH Lemon Law Attorney Advice

Dealing with a lemon can be a very complicated process. You may need to speak with an experienced lawyer to figure out exactly how the lemon law applies to your case.

A lemon law attorney will be able to explain:

  • How to deal with a difficult car dealer or manufacturer.
  • What outcome you can expect in your lemon law case.
  • The documentation you'll need to have for your trial.

Is My Vehicle a Lemon?

To qualify as a lemon in Ohio, your new vehicle must have a major unresolved issue (or multiple issues) that seriously compromises its safety. Your vehicle (passenger car, light truck, or motorcycle) may be covered if any of the following apply:

  • Your vehicle is less than 1 year old.
  • The odometer has less than 18,000 miles on it.

Before proceeding with your lemon law case, you must give the dealer/manufacturer a reasonable opportunity to fix the issue under warranty. There must have been:

  • At least 3 attempts to repair a single problem.
  • A total of at least 30 days of repair time in the shop.
  • At least 8 attempts to fix several problems.
    OR
  • At least 1 attempt to repair an issue that could cause death or serious injury.

If you cannot work out a deal with the manufacturer out of court or through arbitration, you can file a civil suit as long as it is within 5 years of the purchase date.

See our Lemon Law in Ohio page or contact a lemon law attorney in your area for further guidance.

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