Chicago, IL asked in Products Liability, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Consumer Law for Illinois

Q: Can you sue a car company? I wasn't hurt or anything but the fact is I feel I was ripped off and deceived, and lied too!

I went to chevy dealer ship for a oil change and the guy said we running a special get a oil change and tire rotation for 50 bucks! I said sound good! I was there and I knew my tire had a nail in my tire wall and they would ask if I wanted to change my tire but they never did! I Sat their from 12:55pm to about 2:20pm and they never came and ask and it sliped my mind! When I got home I notice my 2 easy to identify tires, and a messed up rim, was still in the same position on my car, I called back and I spoke with someone about the situation he said the manger was already gone! I told him they did not rotate my tires and I explained how I knew! He offered me a free oil change which I declined because now I'm now sure about what oil they even use in my car! But I am curious because how many people have these car places done this to but we aren't able to recognize! The only way I did is because I had 3 things on my tires and rim that gave me proof!

1 Lawyer Answer
William C. Head
William C. Head
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sandy Springs, GA

A: Not much of a case, and no lawyer would touch it, unless it was a class action.

Your option, small claims court. Or, call your state consumer rights division, to report the deceptive practice. The company will claim it was just an oversight.

If it makes you feel better, find their company ratings page, and write a TRUTHFUL, negative review.

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