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I leased a brand new $100,000 vehicle from a dealer in NJ for a family member. We reside in NY. The vehicle is made by a German manufacturer (with three letters constituting its name). The family member who drives the vehicle happens to be an attorney and spent countless hours trying to deal with the dealership, regional management of the manufacturer, and the manufacturer directly regarding major repair issues. The manufacturer tried to claim that there was nothing wrong with the vehicle despite it being inoperable and repeatedly in service for repair with the same two persistent problems, or slight variations of the two problems. The manufacturer did not act in good faith. I witnessed the car being inoperable in excess of 30 days in the course of approx. two years. When it became clear that the manufacturer was not going to do the right thing and replace the vehicle or terminate the lease, I contacted Tim based on other very positive Avvo reviews. We were in good hands. We will never buy from this manufacturer again, as they have a blatant disregard for safety and could care less about their customers. I am glad that I found Tim, and would recommend him without any reservations. He is kind, professional, knowledgeable, incredibly responsive to client's needs and communications, patient and genuinely concerned about getting a resolution that will keep your family out of danger. He also is not afraid to be aggressive, if the need arises. He is a creative thinker as well. In the legal field, an attorney who is concerned about your safety over making a quick dollar, is few and far between. A few hints to future victims of potential lemons: maintain and keep your repair records; if you have a choice of which state to purchase/lease a vehicle in and you are from the NY tri-state area, take your business to NJ (NJ has much better consumer protection/lemon laws than NY); if you are in a lease and are having multiple repeated repair issues of the same kind, don't delay. Contact Tim so that you will be informed in the event your vehicle qualifies as a lemon, or is on its way to qualifying as a lemon. Do not waste your valuable time dealing with excessive repairs and arrogant manufacturers who think you will tire and just go away. Give Tim the opportunity to hold them accountable, and you will be pleased that you did.
Tim did a fantastic job resolving our case. He was very personal and responded to emails almost immediately. If you need a lemon law attorney Tim is the man. Dealing with a smaller firm means you have more personalized attention, but still a very fast resolution. He was a pleasure to work with!! Thanks again!!
TIM YOU R THE MAN!!!! IVE WENT TO AND CALLED OTHERS AND THEY COULDNT DO IT BUT YOU DID IAM VERY GRATEFUL AND THANKFUL FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK. GRAT JOB DUDE!!!!!!!!!! YOU DID IT FOR ME.. AND IT DIDNT TAKE BUT COUPLE OF MONTHS, AGAIN IM GRATEFUL... THANK YOU TIM
I was involved with Tim in a case involving the State of New Jersey Lemon Law. I was going round and round with Audi USA. I decided to contact Tim and he took my case. Tim took the negotiations to another level and within weeks, I settled with Audi. I never left my home because all paperwork was done at my computer. I sent Tim the information and he handled it from then on. And, I didn't pay a penny - Audi paid. I am very, very pleased with Tim's Professionalism.
Tim is an excellent, accessible, and professional attorney. He was unfailingly knowledgeable in the field of lemon law and was always up-to-date on the facts of my case. He provided personal attention and was committed to obtaining a favorable outcome, which he did in a surprisingly short time.
I would highly - and without reservation - recommend Tim to anyone in NJ or PA facing a lemon law issue.
I selected a small firm instead of a large law firm because i felt I would get better attention. I was totally right--Tim stayed on top of my case and always answered my emails in less than 15 minutes on most occasions -- i would strongly recommend him to my friends
I found Tim's number (website) online by chance.
It was the best thing that happened to me and my Family since buying our car.
I hope that if you're reading this review that you go no further in your search, because you have found the ONE Lawyer that will honestly do what he says he will do! This is a very rare trait in todays world.
Definitely book mark Tim Abeel's Page to have for future reference
He did a lot of research and consulting with two companies. To get me what I wanted done.
I contacted Timothy Abeel through a referral service and had no knowledge of him prior to our first contact. I will say I really lucked up! He gave me an honest evaluation of the strength of my case and moved forward aggressively to resolve it in my favor. He was very professional and kept me informed throughout the entire process. He really looked out for me. I won my case, and am satisfied with the results. I would use him again and would recommend him to anyone dealing with a similar issue.
Set clear expectations and delivered on a case where I had a Transmission and Radio issue in an SUV.
Cash settlement after 60 days - and the SUV is now fixed