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I have a major claim in process (£14,000) with 51% chance of

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I have a major claim in process (£14,000) with 51% chance of success. however, the major car company that is being sued is not responding to my solicitors outline claim. The choice given within the claim was: 1. supply a courtesy car. 2. Reimburse hire cost. allow use of returned car without predjudice.
Can I sue in small claims for out of pocket hire charges, for which I have receipts?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 3 years ago.
Hi,
Thank you for your question and welcome.
My name is ***** ***** I will assist you.
Can you tell me a bit about the claim?
Have they not repaired your car under warranty?
If this is a contractual claim then you need to prove that your loss is a reasonable forseeable consequence of their contractual breach. Having to hire a car because they wont fix your car for example could be construed as a naturally occurring and reasonable forseeable consequence.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards
AJ