What would you like to do?

If an uninsured car was stolen from the lot of an auto shop is the shop owner liable for any damages?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .


Yes. This is a classic bailor/bailee situation and the shop was required to protect you car very diligently or pay for any damages incurred. Your insurance if you had it, wouldn't have been involved. The shop is your first recourse and he should have insurance.
41 people found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

Is a tattoo shop uninsurable?

Tattoo shops are considered high risk businesses due to the  potential for injury to customers from dirty needles, rashes,  bodily injury and numerous other reasons. Therefo

If an unlicensed uninsured minor driving a car with the owners permission has a parking lot accident is the owner liable or the minors parent?

The insurance company is not liable for paying damages. The minor was knowingly breaking the law by driving w/o a license. The parent of the child will be held liable for dam

When can an auto pawn shop repossess your car?

  Answer   This will depend on the state laws where the car loan was made. You mention repossess, was the car in your possession while the loan was active or was i

If your car was hit in a parking lot while you were in the store is the parking lot owner liable in any way for your deductible?

  Answer   Unfortunately not. The owner assumes no legal responsibility for what happens in the parking lot. You'll be responsible for the deductable, which is why

Are parking lots liable for damage to cars?

Not for one car damaging another, the driver is responsible for that, but if a light pole falls on your car perhaps

What are the stories of an auto repair shop owner?

I am no auto shop owner but as to how I observe, to be an auto repair shop owner, you should be passionate about cars. It's not helpful that you're just knowledgeable about ca

Is the registered owner of a car responsible for any damages caused to other cars until the car is reported stolen?

Not usually, but there are certain factors depending upon local law, and the police and the insurance companies will always look into it if it appears suspicious. For instanc