Tim started his own consumer law firm with the basic principle - to treat and approach each case in the same way he would want his own case treated. With that principle in mind, Tim has been able to achieve great results for consumers who need an advocate in their corner. Tim will work to get your case resolved as soon as possible and has the experience to take your case as far as needed to get you a great result .
Ed v. Manufacturer- Oil consumption defect, new sedan. Resulted in a settlement for a Lemon Law repurchase (full refund of 2 years worth of payments, down payment, taxes, interest) + an additional cash recovery for client under the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Act and attorney fees.
Tom v. Manufacturer- Almost two (2) years in duration - Defense award at informal dispute resolution arbitration hearing for a 2009 new sedan with surging, lurching problems with the transmission. Plaintiff filed suit and was awarded a full Lemon Law refund and attorney fees at Court arbitration in Franklin County Pennsylvania. The Court denied Defendant's motions for summary judgment, denied their motion for a second vehicle inspection, denied their motion for partial summary judgment as to treble damages and the Court denied sanctions against Plaintiff. One (1) year after arbitration, just prior to jury trial, the case was settled for a repurchase (full refund) + attorney fees.
Brotz v. KIA Motors - Jury Award for a Repurchase of Plaintiff's KIA Sedona. After only being awarded a breach of warranty award for $4,000.00 by an arbitration panel, Plaintiff was awarded a statutory repurchase (full refund of all payments and costs) by a unanimous jury verdict pursuant to the New Jersey Lemon Law.
Timothy J. Abeel, Jr. received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. from Widener Law School in Wilmington, Delaware.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2016|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2015|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2014|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2014|
|Clients' Choice - Lemon Law||Avvo||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Clients' Choice - Lemon Law||Avvo||2013|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2013|
|Owner||Timothy Abeel & Associates, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Consumer Law Firm||2010 - 2013|
|Associate||Insurance Defense Firm||2009 - 2010|
|Judicial Intern||Honorable Annette Rizzo||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2014 - Present|
|Ed v. Manufacturer||Full Lemon Law refund(repurchase) of vehicle's payments + cash recovery for client under the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Act and attorney fees.|
|Rueda v. Hyundai||Jury verdict - Breach of warranty for plaintiff|
|Mike v. Manufacturer||Settlement - PA Lemon Law Repurchase|
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|University of Pittsburgh||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|