Q: Is a shop responsible for damages to my vehicle
My car was deemed a total loss after being in a accident while in a repair shop and the insurance company is only paying the book value leaving me with a balance on the car
You are entitled to the fair market value of your damaged property at the time it was totaled. You might be entitled to other damages, such as rental car coverage for a period of time. A local lawyer can confirm.
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