Mileage Offset or Usage Fee is a Term Used in Lemon Laws
As the name suggests, it is an amount offset from the total damages when calculating how much a consumer is entitled to under the law. Mileage offset refers to the process of deducting the number of miles that a consumer has driven on a defective vehicle prior to first experiencing the defect. The number of miles the vehicle had when it was first brought to a dealership for repairs for the defect will become the mileage used to determine the mileage offset amount.
The mileage offset was created to allow manufacturers to deduct the number of miles a consumer was able to “enjoy” before experiencing problems. This way, a manufacturer is only compensating consumers with the remainder of the life of the defective vehicle and not the portion where the vehicle operated without problems. This is why the mileage offset is also referred to as a “usage fee”.
The mileage offset amount is calculated by multiplying the mileage at the first repair visit with the total purchase/lease price of the vehicle then divided by 120,000. This allows us to put a price on the mileage. 120,000 represents the average life span of a motor vehicle. Hence, this formula calculates the “usage fee” to be deducted from a consumer’s damages in a lemon law lawsuit.
Zero Fee Guarantee
We are here to offer to you a zero-fee guarantee at the My Lemon Law Lawyer at 833.205.1900. We can initiate a lawsuit for you, and there is no money down that has to exchange hands before we will start to work for you. Just pick up your smartphone and call us today, to start the process right now for your lemon claim for a motorcycle, boat, motor home, RV or other type of consumer vehicle.
It is easy to be frustrated when the place where you bought your lemon product is purposefully ignoring your calls. Don’t let that stop you from getting a full recovery compensation settlement on your lemon claim case. Just call us today at My Lemon Law Lawyer at 833.205.1900 to get the case started to your full reimbursement, after purchasing a lemon motorcycle, boat, motor home, RV or other type of consumer vehicle.
Contact Us / Free Case Evaluation
The legal team at My Lemon Law Lawyer at 833.205.1900 is ready to take your call, when you call us today for a free case evaluation. We can review your claim for a motorcycle, boat, motor home, RV or other consumer vehicle with you for free, when you give us a call right now. We are here to go over the next steps to a lawsuit, based on the merits of your claim. Just call us now to talk to our legal team and lawyers with a high-level of experience in lemon claims and full package settlements for your lemon case.