They won’t fix my car.
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They won’t fix my car.
I was hit by a driver and their insurance company gave me a check to repair the car. When I got my car back from the shop, the paint didn’t match, a fuse constantly blows, my car is running lean and misfiring. The insurance company said that they don’t believe that these issues are unrelated to the accident (except for the paint, which they don’t care about), and refuse to fix the car so that it runs properly again. What do I do?
Asked on June 2, 2009 under Accident Law, Georgia
J.V., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 12 years ago | Contributor
If you believe that the issues are directly from the accident and not due to poor workmanship by the mechanics or the car being old or anything else than if you have been unable to get anywhere on your own you may want to hire a local attorney to handle this matter
The attorney can investigate the problem see where the insurance company stands and why and than help direct you in the right path towards getting your car repaired. Of course it may not be financially beneficial to hire an attorney and you can always look into bringing an action pro se. if you do that you may want to call the court and speak to a clerk who can help you.
The issues sound contract based but without having more information i am unable to direct you specifically as to what avenue to pursue
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