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Kennedy, S&W v. General Motors LLC

Case Type:   Lemon Law, New Purchase
Date:   May 31, 2022
Plaintiff Attorney(s):   Anthony T. Ballato, Esq.
Defendant Attorney(s):   Alexi N. Neal, J.D.
Facts:   On June 11, 2020, Claimants Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy, purchased a new 2020 Chevrolet Equinox from Empire Chevrolet of Huntington. On October 28, 2021, and through December 10, 2021, the vehicle had been brought in for engine repairs four (4) times, along with other miscellaneous and questionable services, and claimants were without their vehicle for over 35 days. The claimants, within four months upon the purchase their vehicle, were without said vehicle from October 28, 2021 to October 29, 2021 due to a spark plug issue; November 4, 2021 to November 5, 2021 due to another spark plug issue and a fuel injector issue; November 6, 2021 to November 13, 2021 for piston replacement. Claimants were without their vehicle from October 8, 2021 to November 26, 2021.
Verdict:   The claimants retained the legal services of Mr. Anthony T. Ballato who sent General Motors, LLC a Notice for the revocation and rescission of the purchase contract and finance agreement and demand for repurchase as per NY Lemon Law. After extensive settlement negotiations, Mr. Ballato was successful in obtaining the claimant a $15,000 cash settlement and the claimants were able to keep the vehicle.

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