Is it worth hiring an attorney to get a refund on a Valplast cosmetic lower partial?

I received it yesterday, 3/16/2017, and tried using it to eat lunch. I felt pain and discomfort. I still have some irritation in my mouth today, the day after. So, I want to know, if the company, or dentist, does not refund my money – I paid 907 for the partial – if it is worth hiring an attorney to some how get a refund.

Asked on March 16, 2017 under Business Law, California

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

The attorney's fee would most likely exceed the refund.  Therefore, it would be advisable to file a lawsuit for negligence in small claims court to try to recover the $907.00. There aren't any attorneys in small claims court.
If you prevail in the case, you can also recover (in addition to the refund) court costs which include the court filing fee and process server fee.


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