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What is my recourse if a mechanic broke my brake lines and I almost had an accident because of it?

Question Details: During another repair on my truck, the mechanic caused a problem that broke the brake line a couple weeks later. I found out when I almost couldn't stop at a stop sign. Beyond them fixing the problems they caused, is there any other legal things they are responsible for? My kids were in the car but fortunately it wasn't a busy intersection, however their mistake could have caused us major harm. Is their anything that I can do?

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