Morgan City, LA asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana

Q: What kind of lawyer do I need to hire for property damage? I took my vehicle to Express oil and they installed wrong oil

Filter, which caused my engine to blow.Insurance company is trying to say negligence on my part for driving with oil light on. Car was taken back to oil company next day and they admitted wrong filter was installed, put new filter and oil . How does the portion of negligence get determined if both parties are at fault .Insurance only offered 2400.00 and I dont think that's acceptable amount

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: You could contact a consumer law, business law, property damage, or general civil litigation attorney and ask them if the matter you describe falls within their scope of work. Keep in mind that this type of case might not necessarily be handled on a contingency or flat fee basis, but rather, an hourly fee basis. That should be a factor to consider and discuss with prospective attorney. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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