The 1987 General Assembly enacted a lemon law to give better remedies to North Carolina consumers who buy or lease a new car that is a lemon. The lemon law (a) defines clearly what cars are lemons, (b) spells out exactly the relief to which the purchaser of, and consumer leasing a lemon is entitled and (c) provides that a manufacturer who unreasonably refuses to grant to the buyer of or consumer leasing a lemon the relief to which he is entitled must pay the consumer triple damages and attorney`s fees.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified lemon lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local lemon attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.