Volkswagen Beats Law Firm's Lemon Law Fees Appeal

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Wednesday that Kimmel & Silverman PC cannot collect attorneys' fees from automakers including Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and Nissan North America Inc. that settled Lemon Law claims lodged by consumers represented by the law firm.

A three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court said a lower court properly granted summary judgment to the automakers, saying Kimmel & Silverman could not sue Volkswagen, Nissan, Toyota Motor Sales Inc. and Kia Motors America Inc. to recover attorneys' fees after the 17 consumers...
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