For 30 years, J.D. Power and Associates has published an annual study that details the average number of vehicle problems that every 100 new vehicle owners experience in the first 90 days of ownership. On June 22, 2016, J.D. Power and Associates released its latest study - http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2016-us-initial-quality-study-iqs. Remarkably, 21 of 33 brands studied improved their quality rankings from 2015. As noticed by Renee Stephens, Vice President of U.S. Automotive Quality at J.D. Power, “Manufacturers are currently making some of the highest quality products we’ve... Continue reading »
When you purchase a vehicle and invest a substantial amount of money, you are expecting quality in return. When it comes to the transmissions in the 2011-2015 Ford Fiesta and 2012-2015 Ford Focus models, thousands of drivers are complaining that they are scared to drive their vehicles. Some drivers have reported that their vehicles jerk, stutter, and stop without warning. There are also reports that these vehicles are not shifting smoothly and posing a serious safety concern. Many drivers are frustrated and unimpressed with Ford dealership excuses for not being able to repair the issue.... Continue reading »
WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - A Palm Beach County jury found that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. breached its written warranty by failing to timely repair various defects and nonconformities in a 2013 Porsche 911 that was leased by Coral Springs resident, Adam Nadler. On August 14, 2015, the jury awarded Mr. Nadler $18,500 in damages. Additionally, per federal law, Mr. Nadler will be able to seek payment directly from Porsche for the attorneys' fees and costs his lawyers incurred handling this matter. Brent Wikgren, lead trial attorney for Mr. Nadler, who tried this... Continue reading »
A Louisiana resident, Phremo Coleman, filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Company claiming that the manufacturer failed to correct defects of a brand new Lincoln MKX. The lawsuit was filed October 3 for breach of warranty.
According to the claim, Coleman purchased the 2012 Lincoln MKX for $48,398 in April of the same year and was issued a warranty. Shortly after the purchase the vehicle experienced defects including a defective transmission, noisy breaks, an oil leak, squeaking and rattling body trim, a power steering fluid leak and inoperative exterior lights. Through authorized sellers and... Continue reading »
On January 16, 2015 after a 3 day jury trial, a verdict was delivered in favor of Eckerty, Indiana residents, David and Linda Ingle, against Ford Motor Company in a federal and state "lemon law" action brought in the Circuit Court of Harrison County, Indiana. The case involved a brand new 2011 Ford F-150 that recent retiree, David Ingle, purchased with the intent of it being the last vehicle he ever would buy. However, shortly after his purchase, the $40,000 vehicle began to jerk, shudder, shift rough, and misfire. Also, the power locks and compass did not work properly and the steering wheel... Continue reading »
Scott M. Cohen of Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® has been selected to the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research... Continue reading »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® was founded in 1995 by principal attorneys, Adam J. Krohn and Gregory H. Moss, with the goal of providing affordable, effective legal representation to those who have been victims of defective cars, trucks and consumer products. Originally founded in Illinois, our firm's uncanny success has helped us in expanding our efforts on a nationwide basis. Today, we assist consumers throughout the co...