Can I sue regarding a motorcycle that was damaged during shipping?

Question Details: A motorcycle was shipped from CO to CA. Insurance provided by the shipment company was declined. The company then damaged the bike and attempted to repair it without the owner's consent. The bike was delivered damaged and freshly painted. No information regarding the accident or performed repairs was provided to the owner. The motorcycle was evaluated by professional mechanic in a local shop and the estimated cost to repair is $3250. A demand letter was send to shipment company with the request to repair the bike professionally but the company refused to cooperate.

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