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Basically I took my phone to a mobile shop its a blackberry

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Basically I took my phone to a mobile shop it's a blackberry porsche costed me about 2700$.. one of the tooth from the SIM card was broken. They told me they can repair it easily and they have repaired lots of phones with the same problem.. 2 months has passed and not only did they not fix it they broke my motherboard and they told me the screen is broken also. All im getting are excuses. What should I do he keeps telling me that he will pay for the damages if it wasn't fixed by last friday.. which is $1800 friday has come and he hasn't paid anything. I sent him an email and told him if you don't give me my money i will have to go to court. He said since you sent me the email take me to court then.
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If you bring in an item for repair the repair shop takes responsibility for either fixing the problem if possible or at the least not causing further damages. If they cause further damage, then they are liable for repairing or replacing what they broke. If the owner refuses to pay and has delayed paying for this long, then his response to your email to sue him means he never had a plan to pay you all along.

What you need to do is first file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau against him and the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit. Generally, they can resolve these matters without the expense of a suit, because reports on their sites are public record and can hurt this company's business. However, if they cannot resolve this, then you can sue in small claims court for damage to your personal property and seek to recover the costs of repairing the damage or replacing the item if it cannot be repaired.

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Law Educator, Esq., Attorney
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 110543
Experience: JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law
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