Legal Question in Product Liability in California

i had my car fixed at a repair shop spent $1500 in the past two weeks there I picked up car Fri. afternoon drove less the 20 miles and the car starts smoking and engine blows. when I left the shop on Friday I noticed the car smoking I asked the repair man he said it was going to smoke because of the thing they had fixed it was burning off the sludge. so at first I didn't pay attention to the smoke. but it was smoking alot then I decovered that it was the radiator hose that the guy said he was going to replace it but he had to order it. now he says it a blowen head gasget and will cost me another $2000. is he not liable for the damage to my car?

Asked on 7/17/13, 12:09 am

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John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

Perhaps he may be. However under the facts as you discussed them your auto insurance may cover you for damages. You should check with your insurance agent. You may want to take this person to small claims court.

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Answered on 7/17/13, 11:33 am

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