2013-2014 Nissan Altima Earns “Clunker”

The website CarComplaints.com, which tallies complaints on vehicles as reported to the National Highway Transportation Safety Board, has tagged the 2014 Nissan Altima with its "clunker" badge due to the number of complaints about the CVT transmission. If you are having problems such as shuddering, jerking, or transmission problems like other consumers, contact the Law [...]

Nissan CVT Transmission Defects

  Owners of the Nissan Versa CVT transmission have experienced significant problems with the transmission.  Those include lurging, hesitatio, and repair not covered by warranty.  Nissan Versa owners may be entitled to compensation or new vehicles. A recent article discusses problems with the Versa CVT.   http://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2017/nissan-versa-cvt-lawsuit-fail-to-accelerate.shtml "A Nissan Versa CVT (continuously variable transmission) lawsuit [...]

HYUNDAI AND KIA THETA ENGINE PROBLEMS

    Owners of Hyundai and Kia vehicles with the Theta II engines have experienced problems.  Those with engine or other concerns may be entitled to compensation.  An NHTSA investigation discusses problems, "Hyundai and Kia vehicles equipped with Theta II engines and recalled because of those engines are the focus of an investigation by the [...]

Ford Powershift Transmission Problems and Compensation

A class action for the Power Shift transmission has been approved.  Owners may be entitled to compensation under the settlement or may have other rights. One problem has been reflashing in an attempt to address Ford transmission problems. See https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/823909-ford-powershift-transmission-class-action-settlement/ Have you had problems with your Ford. Call (973) 598-1980 for a Free Consultation  

Hyundai and Kia Stalling Investigation

  Investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are delving into stalling problems in nearly 1.7 million Hyundai and Kia vehicles. They are following up on warnings from a whistleblower who had access to documents about the safety defect, according to an online report.http://carconsumers.org/ blog/2017/05/22/stalling-defect-in-kia-and-hyundai-vehicles-may-lead-to-expanded-safety-recalls/  Owners of Kias or Hyundais with stalling problems may [...]

Nissan Titan Transmission Problem

Petitioner contends that his 2016 Nissan Titan XD suffers from a condition in which there is a rough shift between first and second gears, and that the vehicle’s RPM’s surge and it lurches forward at times. Petitioner alleges that these are defects which substantially impairs the use, value, and safety of the vehicle within the [...]

DEBT COLLECTION VIOLATIONS

This action is part of the Bureau’s work to address illegal debt collection practices across the consumer financial marketplace, including companies who sell, buy, and collect debt. For instance, in separate enforcement actions, the CFPB has ordered three of the law firm’s clients, JPMorgan Chase, Portfolio Recovery Associates, and Encore Capital Group, to overhaul their debt collection practices and to refund millions to harmed consumers. The Bureau will continue working to ensure all players in the collections market treat consumers fairly. The final consent order can be found at: http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201601_cfpb_stipulated-final-judgment-and-order-frederick-j-hanna.pdf The CFPB’s complaint in the lawsuit can be found at: http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201407_cfpb_complaint_hanna.pdf The proposed consent order filed today follows an earlier court order issued in July 2015 that rejected the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case. Among other things, that court ruling held that attorneys have an obligation to meaningfully review the facts of a lawsuit before filing it and that the CFPB has the authority to take action against attorneys engaged in illegal consumer debt-collection practices.

NEW YORK CONSUMER FRAUD

https://ag.ny.gov/consumer-frauds/Filing-a-Consumer-Complaint  Law enforcement actions are taken by the Attorney General to protect the public good and to ensure a fair market place. However, for individual consumer complaints, the Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection offers an informal dispute resolution program for complaints against a merchant or business.