CONSUMER LAW: LEMON LAW: ARBITRATION: REFUND OPTION: ATTORNEY’S FEES

Chrysler Group, LLC v. Musacchia, ___ So. 3d ___, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D1204 (Fla. 4th DCA 6/8/11)

A consumer who obtains a refund of the purchase price after arbitration under the Lemon Law is not entitled to recover attorney’s fees. “‘[D]amages’ under section 681.112 [Florida Statutes] do not include attorney’s fees incurred in pursuing the refund option through arbitration.”… Click To Read Full Case Law Review...

CONSUMER LAW: LEMON LAW: ARBITRATION: REFUND OPTION: ATTORNEY’S FEES

Forest River Inc. v. Gelinas, ___ So. 3d ___, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D1180 (Fla. 4th DCA 6/1/11)

A consumer is not entitled to recover the attorney’s fees incurred in arbitrating a claim under the Lemon Law for a refund.… Click To Read Full Case Law Review...

CONSUMER LAW: LEMON LAW: ARBITRATION: REFUND OPTION: ATTORNEY’S FEES

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC v. Popham, ___ So. 3d ___, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D1072 (Fla. 4th DCA 5/18/11)

The Fourth District Court of Appeal, in a Lemon Law case, reaffirmed its holding in General Motors, LLC  v. Bowie, ___ So. 3d ___, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D821 (Fla. 4th DCA 4/20/11), that “‘damages’ under section 681.112 [Florida Statutes] do … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...