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If you’ve purchased or leased a lemon in the State of Wisconsin, our lemon law lawyers can help you make a claim to collect a full refund or a replacement vehicle. Wisconsin Lemon Law holds car companies responsible for defective vehicles and allows for the recovery of attorneys’ fees related to filing a lemon claim. So we’ll fight to get you the compensation you deserve then charge the manufacturer for our time.
What Does the Wisconsin Lemon Law Cover?
The Wisconsin Lemon Law covers new cars, trucks, motorcycles, and RVs with a defect that the manufacturer fails to fix. The defect must substantially impair the use, value, or safety of the vehicle and occur within the first year of ownership and while the warranty is active.
Before a defect renders a car a lemon, you must give the manufacturer four chances to fix the problem. Alternatively, vehicles that are out of service for 30 days or more for any number of defects quality as lemons. These 30 days do not need to be consecutive and the car does not need to be in the shop to be considered out of service.
If your car qualifies as a lemon, the manufacturer must provide you with a replacement vehicle or a full refund and pay your attorneys’ fees. The refund must include the purchase price, sales taxes, financing charges, and any collateral costs, such as towing fees or rental cars. However, the manufacturer can deduct a usage fee from the refund, so long as it does not exceed:
You have three years from the date you take possession of the vehicle to file a claim under Wisconsin’s Lemon Law. But the sooner you act, the better. Once you suspect that your car may be a lemon, give us a call so we can review your case at no charge to you.