Corvette Custody Battle

Everyone liked the last Corvette story so much, I thought I'd tell you about another Corvette that found itself in a legal squabble I got to handle. As I have mentioned before, I specialize in Lemon Law but people often call my office when they have any case involving a car. » 8/17/14 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

What If Your Recently-Bought Used Car Explodes?

You just bought a used car and the engine blew up on the drive home from the dealership. What can you do? The answer depends primarily on one question: Did you buy it "as-is"? Judging by the phone calls I get at my office where I deal with automobile warranty law ("Lemon Law") the answer is usually, "Yes." Followed… » 8/12/14 1:00pm 8/12/14 1:00pm

When I Defended Hundreds of Woodward Dream Cruisers for Free

In honor of next week's Woodward Dream Cruise, I would like to share what was one of the biggest adventures of my entire legal career. For those of you unfamiliar, the WWDC is a car event in Michigan where the local communities along Woodward Avenue pretend that they didn't hate it when kids like us spent… » 8/07/14 1:00pm 8/07/14 1:00pm

The One Thing You Should Know When You Buy a Car

I am an attorney specializing in "Lemon Law" and have personally spoken to thousands of people about automobile purchases, new and used. I can tell you the most important thing you can learn from the collective experience of all those people: UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT. » 8/05/14 2:00pm 8/05/14 2:00pm

In some states, the joyriding of a customer's vehicle - if egregious enough - would amount to common law "conversion." (Think of theft without the element of the wrongful taking. In other words, their possession of it wasn't wrong - it's just that their use of it exceeded the permission you had granted them). » 8/02/14 10:22am 8/02/14 10:22am

I've had clients (plural) buy vehicles off the internet from out of state that were not the same vehicles which were delivered. One in particular was an H3 that in the pictures was pristine - and the one delivered had all kinds of bodyfit (i.e., bad repairs after a major accident) issues. Some dealers think that if… » 8/01/14 12:41pm 8/01/14 12:41pm

Van ID Help Needed

The small town of Armada, Michigan - pronounced "R-MADE-uh" - does not usually suffer from serious crimes. However, a 14-year old girl was murdered there the other day. Her name was April Dawn Millsap. » 7/26/14 9:20am 7/26/14 9:20am