Garage mechanic crashed my car

A garage crashed my car which is now written off. The driver was negligent and has been charged. Their insurers are now offering market value for the car I have paid for for last 3 years with still another year to pay so basically I am walking away with 400 quid once finance is cleared. Am I entitled to compensation?

Asked on 25 August 2015 by SGKMJM1

Answered by Honest John
Take the garage to court demanding a like for like car. This is not a question of what the garage insurer will offer. The garage destroyed your property and is legally obliged to replace it like for like. The garage takes the rap for its negligence, not you.
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