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5 year old son caused slight damage (scratch) to neighbour's

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Hi! 5 year old son caused slight damage (scratch) to neighbour's car. I'm happy to pay for the repair. Neighbour wants BMW to repair it, whereas I want to book a cheaper option. Do I have the right to choose who repairs?

Hi, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Jo C, I’m a barrister with 12 years of experience and I am happy to help with your question today.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Hi Jo! Great, good to be connected!

Thanks for the information

 

He is under a duty to get more than one quote. The general rule is three quotes and the middle one is chosen.

 

He cannot just choose the most expensive option. He has a duty to mitigate his loss.

 

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you very much Jo! Much appreciated!