Consumer Protection Law

Consumer Protection Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Consumer Protection Law
This answer was rated:

I recently had an auto claim due to an accident where I was…

I recently had an auto...
I recently had an auto claim due to an accident where I was hit from behind. It was not my fault. The repair shop completed the repairs and submitted what they said was a final bill to me, which I paid using the check the insurance had initially sent to me. They then filed for a supplement from the insurance company, even though no additional cost was indicated on my invoice. Is this standard? They did not indicate a supplement was needed at the time I picked up my car.
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question
Answered in 7 minutes by:
1/16/2018
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 103,160
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.
Verified

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. Please note: This is general information for educational purposes only and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. (You may also be offered a phone call, but those don’t come from me and are offered by the website and you are under no obligation to accept.)

Yes, it is not unusual. The repair shop will try to get as much money as they can from the insurance company. So often they will try to file for more money even after being paid for the initial cost. It is now between them and the insurance company. They are not (or should not) try to collect from you if the insurance company denies them. And it does not reflect on you in any way.

"I STRIVE FOR FIVE!" My goal is to answer your question to your satisfaction. Please rate with five stars (★★★★★) and click SEND. It does not cost anything extra to rate. You may need to scroll left/right/up/down to see these stars. Rating my answer the bottom two stars or failing to submit the rating reflects poorly on me, even if my answer is correct. If you are not satisfied for whatever reason, or, have follow up questions, please simply reply with SEND before or after rating and let's continue to chat until you are satisfied. This is what I am here for.

Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 103,160
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.
Verified
Ely and 87 other Consumer Protection Law Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 103,160
103,160 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely 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

103,160 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
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
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
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
I received a call from Towbin Jeep and DI'd get stating that
I received a call from Towbin Jeep and DI'd get stating that they wanted my 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland. I stated okay I would like a cheaper payment They knew the car was in an accident. Gerber… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
MBA
18,626 satisfied customers
We live in Pa. What are the recourses we can take for a
We live in Pa. What are the recourses we can take for a vehicle purchase that we were pressured into buying? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
28,548 satisfied customers
Made online purchase via phone & gave them about $28000 for
made online purchase via phone & gave them about $28000 for which they state i will receive back 10000 in a check and the other amount wired to my bank however the bankers claim they need a minimum of… read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
A company called CSG Solutions offered to transfer my credit
A company called CSG Solutions offered to transfer my credit amount (which is a little over $10,000 in a credit account in my credit union for 7.9% interest) to a 0% credit account for a fee of $2000,… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
182 satisfied customers
My husband got scam. Unaware his was checks got deposited
my husband got scam. Unaware his was checks got deposited that where bad checks. Now the bank is saying we owe that money. Is there Reg E to protect us and don't the banks have insurance for that. … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
182 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