Consumer Protection Law
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You have a solid case!
Basis for the claim is misrepresentation and breach of contract
small claims court would be prudent given amount involved and you save/avoid the lawyer fees
You may seek your actual losses and the related and forseeable costs you incurred
the court may not always award the second category
but you may include it in the complaint.
lost time is usually not compensable, but actual out of pocket would be
Should I send a letter to the garage first?
by certified mail
and keep a copy
if that fails, you have exhibits for the court
showing your good faith efforts
be sure to give a short deadline
Should I state everything that happened?
10 days at most
have a deadline and a demand
Oct 1 for example
And depending on the answer I should go to small claims or not?
give it the 10 days
and see if you can settle
the court would want it to settle too
THanks for your help.
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