Who is liable for damage to a rental car if the rental company did not follow contract guidelines?

Question Details: I rented a car from a location that is listed online as a rental facility car dealership. The contract stated I must return the rental back to that location on a specific day, unless other arrangements were made. I returned the rental per the contract guidelines. The rental company did not have an employee there to return the car even though I told them a specific time, 4:30 pm, I would be there. The dealership returned the car with no issues. The rental company picked up the car the next day, drove it to a different location, checked the car in, and found slight damage. They want me to pay for the repair. They state I did not return the vehicle to a standard facility, have an Enterprise employee check it in, per the contract. I stated that I returned the car during business hours for the rental company to the address stated on the contract for the return. That the rental company broke the contract by not having an employee available, not checking the car in the same business day, letting it sit overnight, and not checking it in at the stated location on the contract as they drove it elsewhere. Therefore, I am not liable for the damage. Who is correct? Actual time of damage is not known.

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