Originally Posted by seanbascom
I accidentally cut off a kid on the road the other day and it caused him to veer left and skid to a stop.* There was no collision, and he did not hit a curb or anything.* But he and his parents are stating that the abrupt stop he made caused the front end frame to bend.* Is this for real, or is he trying to get a new frame out of me?* The car did swerve a little bit*as he skidded to a halt. The car is a 1973 Mustang.*
Any* help is appreciated and multiple replies are as well since I think I may have to go to court for this. I will be happy to give more details if needed.* Thanks a bunch.
The short answer to your question is, they're full of crap. If his car didn't contact anything, there is no way that he "bent the frame" during your little incident. You might want to point out to them that his car is built on a unibody paltform and has no actual frame. You might oalso want to point out to them that if the car is structurally weak enough to bend the frame from skidding to a stop, then hitting potholes, driving across railroad tracks or just going over speed bumps in Wal-Mart parking lot would be disasterous and you did them a favor by making the car unusable for their little precious.
Sounds to me like either you're not telling us something or they're looking to get something for nothing. All things being equal, I vote for B. Good luck.