September 27, 2019
Buying a car is an expensive and significant decision, and whether you are purchasing a new or used car, or even leasing a vehicle, it is important that you know your rights as a consumer.
In general, a vehicle is classified as a “lemon” if there is a substantial defect that:
Under MA Law, you may be eligible for compensation if the used vehicle:
Under MA Law, you may be eligible for compensation for your new/new leased vehicle if:
For vehicles purchased by a private seller that have been found to have substantial defects, you have 30 days to be eligible to return it for a refund, if you can prove that the seller was aware of the defect but failed to disclose it.
Not all vehicles or defects are covered under the Lemon Law, and not all issues will guarantee that a car will qualify for repurchase. For more information on Lemon Law protections is Massachusetts, please view Massachusetts Lemon Laws.
If you believe you have purchased a “Lemon” car and are looking for legal representation, please call the Boston Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at 617-742-0625 or connect with an area attorney online.