Consumer Protection Law

Consumer Protection Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Consumer Protection Law

My vehicle was vandalized in Dec 2016. I called the police,

Customer Question
My vehicle was vandalized...

My vehicle was vandalized in Dec 2016. I called the police, received a police report, and made a claim with my insurance company. The auto repair shop had trouble with the insurance company for repairs and receiving payment. The auto pair job has sent me a balance that is owed by the insurance company. My truck wasn't completely finished because of the owed money!!! Would I be able to file suit with a bad faith claim??

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Louisiana 2007 cadillac

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Like??

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Thats it

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
7/31/2017
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Marsha411JD, Lawyer replied 6 months ago
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD, Lawyer
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 20,611
Experience: Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs exp with Consumer Law issues
Verified

Hello,

Thank you for the information and your question. Assuming that the damages that the charges were for are related to your vehicle being vandalized and that the auto repair shop provided the insurance company with the information necessary to adjudicate the damage repairs as necessary, then, yes, you would very likely have a bad faith claim you could file against your auto insurance carrier.

First, you might consider filing a complaint with the Louisiana Department of Insurance so as to avoid the costs and time of litigation if possible. You can find out how to do that at: https://www.ldi.la.gov/onlineservices/ConsumerComplaintForm

Please feel free to ask for clarification if needed. If none is needed, then if you could take a moment to leave a positive rating in the ratings box on this page of my efforts to address your question, then the Site will give me credit for assisting you today. Thank you

Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Marsha411JD, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Hello again,

I wanted to touch base with you and make sure that you did not have any follow up questions for me from the answer I provided to you on the 31st. For some reason, the Experts are not always getting replies, or ratings (at the top of the question/answer page you are viewing or in the pop up box for this question), which is how we get credit (paid by the Site) for our work, that the customer thinks have gone through. In your case I received neither.

Please keep in mind that I cannot control the law or your circumstances, and am ethically bound to provide you with accurate information based on the facts you give me, even if the news is not good. If you are having technical difficulties with reading, replying or rating, please let me know so that I can inform the Site administrator. Please note that Site use works best while using a computer and using either Google Chrome or Firefox.

In any event, it was a pleasure assisting you and I would be glad to attempt to assist you further on this issue, or a new legal issue,if needed. You can bookmark my page at: http://www.justanswer.com/law/expert-marsha411jd/

Thank you.

Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question
Ask Marsha411JD Your Own Question
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD, Lawyer
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 20,611
20,611 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs exp with Consumer Law issues

Marsha411JD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

6,930 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,422 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

1,607 satisfied customers

Attorney,17 years experience in consumer protection areas

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

1,587 satisfied customers

17 years legal experience including consumer protection law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

1,184 satisfied customers

16+ yrs. of legal experience.

LADY LAWYER

LADY LAWYER

Lawyer

748 satisfied customers

Consumer Lawyer

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Lawyer

582 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
I understand that wealthy affiliate is a reputable online
I understand that wealthy affiliate is a reputable online business,could you let me know about them www.wealthyaffillate.com. I am trying to find a job until i get my disasbilty… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
182 satisfied customers
I have question about tax return. I got victimized scam. How
The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: i got victimized scam… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
182 satisfied customers
I live in the state of Utah. I have signed an agreement to
I live in the state of Utah. I have signed an agreement to buy an RV from a local dealer and have put down a 1000.00 dallar deposite. Something has come up and we cannot complete the deal. I have not … read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
My identity has been compromised. What should I do to
My identity has been compromised. What should I do to protect myself. … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
182 satisfied customers
Well l live in Alabama and I have a cousin that was asked
Well l live in Alabama and I have a cousin that was asked twice too pass along numbers to our mutual physician because other distant family members who I had no relationship with tried to get access t… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Dozens of entries on my BOA account that are always in the
Dozens of entries on my BOA account that are always in the list and there is no getting rid of them. Even with a phone number on the list there is nothing you can do. BOA doesn't want to worry about t… read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
I bought a used tractor that was delivered in poor
I bought a used tractor that was delivered in poor condition. After less than an hour of operation, it had a catastrophic part failure that has rendered the machine inoperable. Do I have the right to … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
6,930 satisfied customers
My credit card processing company connected my terminal to
My credit card processing company connected my terminal to the wrong merchant bank account in December of 2017. I discover the error on January 8, 2018. When I contacted North American Bancard, I was … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
MBA
18,626 satisfied customers
Xlibris published my book. I agreed to a Hollywood Treatment
Xlibris published my book. I agreed to a Hollywood Treatment consisting of a Feacher film and TV series scrip including a one hour film presentation. started may 31 2017. heard nothing until I inquire… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I need some advice on rights of Forestry worker who was on
i need some advice on rights of Forestry worker who was on hollidays to tssue an infringemrnt notice for pickink up pine cones in a State Forest … read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
3,812 satisfied customers
I was placed on medication has received a recall. I recently
I was placed on medication has received a recall. I recently was incarcerated and notice somebody changes such as swelling in the chest nipple and have been having discomfort in my mouth area. The nam… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Title claimed I received loan funds when I paid 302k for my
Stewart Title claimed I received loan funds when I paid 302k for my home in all cash and they left me with a worthless title policy … read more
Damien Bosco
Damien Bosco
3,628 satisfied customers
I have an abstract of judgement from chase bank on a credit
I have an abstract of judgement from chase bank on a credit card that was stolen, and used, but the judge still issued a judgement against me, it is 5 years old and chase has never contacted me and I … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
MBA
18,626 satisfied customers
Can a organization band you from a store just because they
can a organization band you from a store just because they don't like you.. … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
2,165 satisfied customers
I have an old unemployment collection debt that the NYS DOL
I have an old unemployment collection debt that the NYS DOL alleges is from fraud (which it is not and I deny completely). I received benefits in 2010-11 and received the overpayment notice in 2011. I… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I bought a travel trailer 2018 put in in my back yard a week
I bought a travel trailer 2018 put in in my back yard a week later it rained and it leaked brought it back to the dealer and they want to redo the in side but i do not want it because every time it ra… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,913 satisfied customers
Is it legal to make a.customer pay 2 cars off before the can
Is it legal to make a.customer pay 2 cars off before the can buy one that fits their needs The one car I only I had less than 24 hours!!!!! I had to pay 18,000 dollars for 2 cars!!! One I had about 6 … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
28,548 satisfied customers
Is there such a thing as a government Social grant? NC.
Is there such a thing as a government Social grant? … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x