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A company is paying to reimburse me to my car, but I've been

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A company is paying to reimburse me for damage to my car, but I've been waiting for a few weeks now. I asked the company if they'd do anything for the inconvenience, and they offered me 50 dollars. After being with out necessities etc. for the past few weeks. So my question is... if I don't cash the check they're mailing out, can I still sue them for loss of funds or something like that?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

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Good most cases, when a party (person or company) offers to settle a potential lawsuit, if they provide a check and you cash the check? That completes the transaction (you can not then sue them for more money)

What you are describing, if the company in question damaged your car, they are responsible for "reasonably foreseeable expenses"...this would include rental car costs or other costs associated with the damages.

If you want to sue them ?

Then do not cash the check...since if you do, that will prevent your lawsuit

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