Hillsboro, OR asked in Car Accidents, Consumer Law and Small Claims for Oregon

Q: I took my vehicle to a body shop to get fixed and the shop I took it too did not fix my car.

So I took my car to another shop to have the repair work done. The first shop charged me a fee for me to take my car out of their shop. I feel this is wrong. I need to know if I have a mall claims case against the first body shop

1 Lawyer Answer
Jennie Lynn Clark
Jennie Lynn Clark
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: I would need some follow up information in order to answer this question. Did you have a written or verbal contract with the original body shop? Was there an agreement of a time period to fix your car? Did they do any diagnostic work that was contracted for. What is the body shop's justification for charging you a fee? If they performed no services and have no contract that give them a deadline to perform the services, they have no basis to get paid.

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