Q: A Domino's Pizza sign fell on my legally parked car and did almost a thousand dollars damage. They said get 3 estimates
Then they will give me a check made out to the body shop. Do I have the right to choose where I want it fixed?
A: Yes. Get your car fixed where you want. If it's a legitimate estimate (e.g., no kick backs to you), you are under no obligation to accept the lowest bid. Dominoes could attempt to dispute the payment by claiming that it was unreasonably high, but you would have to examine the differences: did one shop use OEM part and the other use after market; do they charge different rates for labor, etc.? If Dominoes refuses to pay the amount charged by the shop you choose, you may have to sue it in Small Claims.
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