Lehigh Acres, FL asked in Car Accidents for Florida

Q: Insurance company of person that hit my wife is refusing to pay for full amount of damage quote.

Wife was at a stop and other person hit her. All sides agree to this. Minor damage but I got a quote from one company and agreed to get one from who they “recommend “. They refuse to pay the quote from my preferred repair company. Say I have to pay difference. Not looking for money just my car fixed.

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5 Lawyer Answers
David Hughes Harris
David Hughes Harris
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Venice, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You may take the at-fault driver to small claims court.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
Answered
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unless you have cause to believe that the company they want won't fix the car properly, that is all they have to pay. You might ask the company which made the higher quote to explain the difference between their quote and the higher one.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
Answered
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unless you have cause to believe that the company they want won't fix the car properly, that is all they have to pay. You might ask the company which made the higher quote to explain the difference between their quote and the lower one.

Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your only option may be as attorney Harris suggested. Take the driver to small claims court or continue to haggle with the insurance company.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Have that estimator look at their estimate and see--sometimes they'll work it out, sometimes they'll just agree to fix it for that price.

However if your wife was hurt, she should contact a member of the Fla Justice Assn.

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