Downingtown, PA asked in Small Claims for Pennsylvania

Q: EVA Airlines made me check in my carryon. Now im missing 2500 in property. What do I need to do?

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  • Cary, NC
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: First you need to make a complaint with the airlines. Each airline has a process for this. Go to the EVA website and get information on terms of service and filing a claim. Then file your claim. The airlines probably has a limit for claims - they are not just going to fork over $2500. You may have to justify (provide receipts) or other documentation as to what was lost. You might also have a claim against the TSA - this theft could have been due to them. TSA employees have been in the news lately for stealing from people.

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