Helping 20 Million Americans a Year for 20 Years. FREE!
Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free, and Confidential

Call us today for a free consultation (855) 466-5776

If I got 2 estimates regarding a car repair, can I use the highest one?

Question Details: I was in a car accident. The insurance company was supposed to be keeping in touch with me. They haven't returned phone calls. I sent the at fault party an estimate of the damages on my vehicle to her address. I went and got that estimate 8 days ago. That estimate is only valid for 30 days. It is in the amount of $1200. On that estimate they left out the estimate for repairing my front bumper on my vehicle. When I noticed that they forgot to add the damage for my front bumper on the estimate I went to another body shop on today and received a $3200 estimate. Does it matter which estimate I use when I go to court?

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.