Q: Someone hit the back of my car at a Chick-fil-a drive-thru and that person fled the scene. How can I get my $500 back?
I took a picture of the back of the other person's car, as well as filed a full police report. I have not had any luck finding someone to help me resolve this problem. I had to pay a $500 deductible for the damages this guy had caused. All for food! He is costing me $500 for my food!!!! I need someone to help me get that back as well as any attorney fees. I have all the information needed to confirm the identity of the guy who hit me as well as his license and girlfriend's name and address. I have every right to be upset and this guy is costing me a fortune for a sandwich.
You can sue the individual who damaged your car for the entire cost of repair and loss of use. Your own insurance company will be subrogated to any recovery to the extent of what it paid.
Very small claims like this are perfect for your local small claims court. You shouldn’t need an attorney. Given the small amount involved, it is likely an attorney will cost more than your damages.
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