Ruston, LA asked in Contracts, Products Liability and Small Claims for Louisiana

Q: A guy broke my iphone but agreed to pay on video. He has also agreed via chat. But he is now avoiding me.

Can I sue in small claims court?

2 Lawyer Answers
Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
Answered

A: Yes. "An individual may file any money claim under the amount of $3,000 on the Clerks Docket; all other claims are filed under the Civil Suits." https://www.lincolnparish.org/clerkofcourt/pages/civil.html

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman
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  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: I don't see why you should explore suing this person for the damaged phone especially since you have evidence of the agreement to pay you.

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