What If The Manufacturer Fails To Correct The Nonconformity Within A Reasonable Number Of Attempts?

If the manufacturer fails to correct one or more nonconformities within a reasonable number of attempts, the manufacturer must either repurchase or replace the vehicle. The consumer has a right to choose a refund rather than a replacement. If a manufacturer has established an informal dispute settlement program certified by the Florida Department of Legal…

Must The Manufacturer Or Dealer Repair The Defect Or Condition Covered By The Warranty?

The Lemon Law requires a manufacturer to correct a vehicle “nonconformity” (as defined by the statute)” within a reasonable number of attempts.”  Two “presumptions” are created under the law to help determine what constitutes a reasonable number of attempts. Under the first, if the manufacturer or authorized service agent has been unable to fix the…

Isn’t There An Increased Risk Of Improper Law Enforcement Behavior Now That Texting While Driving Is A Primary Offense?

In order to deter improper racial or ethnic “profiling”, the law now requires a law enforcement officer to record the race and ethnicity of the violator on any citation for violation of Sections 316.305 or 316.306. Law enforcement agencies are required to maintain this information and report it to the Department of Highway Safety and…

Can You Text While You Are Driving A Car?

No, you cannot operate a motor vehicle while manually typing or texting or emailing on a wireless device, or while sending or reading data on such a device. This law was created to prevent car accidents resulting from texting while driving. Law enforcement officers can stop motor vehicles and issue citations as a primary offense…

Social Media Responsibility

Social media sites are developed as a tool to communicate with others by sharing personal information, photos, videos, comments and more. Community sites with user-generated content should be used responsibly. As is the case with the Just Adulting site, links to websites and other resources operated by third parties are provided solely as a convenience…