They put used parts in my car.Can they Do That?

They put used parts in my car.Can they Do That?  - Attorney Blog Baltimore MD - Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Lawyer - Eric T. Kirk - 9Although it's not directly related to the value of the injury component of a personal claim, Baltimore personal injury lawyers know the amount an injury victim gets for the damage to their vehicle is certainly a component of the overall value of the claim. We discuss in other chapters some of the issues involved [e.g. a diminished value claim]  It is permissible for a repair facility to use second hand parts, and many do. 

 

Did you know that if an insurer uses second hand 'aftermarket' parts, you are entitled to a copy of the warranty for those parts? 

Many personal injury lawyers in Baltimore are don't handle property damage only claims. I evaluate those claims on a case by case basis, and, if it make financial sense for the involved parties, handle the case. I always provide guidance for my injury client's property damage recovery on  request, as an ancillary service to them, at no cost.  

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