Main Menu

Brian Stefanovic v. Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

Case Type:   Lemon Law / New Car Lease
Case:   Brian Stefanovic v. Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Date:   July 22, 2020
Plaintiff Attorney(s):   Anthony T. Ballato, Esq., Massapequa, NY
Defendant Attorney(s):   Juan Santiago, Consumer Affairs, Jaguar Land Rover North America
Facts:   On November 30, 2018, Consumer Brian Stefanovic leased a new 2019 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Velar from Jaguar Land Rover of Glen Cove in New York with agreed cost of $49,371.14. The consumer had multiple electric problems and brought the vehicle back for service 7 times and was out of service about 81 days within the new car Lemon Law warranty.
Verdict:   The consumer’s requests for repurchase or replacement of the vehicle were denied, then the consumer hired Anthony T. Ballato, Esq. of Massapequa, New York to represent him. Mr. Ballato sent a demand letter to the manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover North America, demanding that they repurchase the consumer’s vehicle pursuant to Notice Pursuant to New Car Lemon Law; New York General Business Law Article 11-A, Sections 198-A, Et Seq.,; Notice of Revocation of Acceptance and Demand for Rescission Uniform Commercial Code Article 2; Claims Under Manufacturer’s Warranties and Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act; and Demand for All Sales, Financing and Service Documents. After numerous conversations, correspondence and emails with Juan Santiago of Jaguar Land Rover North America, the manufacturer made an offer to settle the case for full value repurchase. The manufacturer agreed to repurchase the vehicle for a full refund of lease payments of $25,059.08 to the consumer, payoff of lease in amount of $24,312.06 and attorney’s fees of $1,500.00. A separate application for refund of sales tax was made pursuant to Tax Law §1139.

Lemon Law Cases