I rented a 26 foot moving truck in Orlando, FL moving to Virginia on January 30, 2019 and the dealer did not inspect it to make sure the tires were good. He rented it with negligence or fraud. Luckily i did not get injured but i called roadside assistance to get them replaced. Can i sue for renting out a truck with bald tires? Or does their contract not allow me to place the blame on the dealer?
The answer is maybe. I would say that it is super important to read you contract. Most likely, if there is a problem with the vehicle, you are required to contact the lessor first.
You inspected the vehicle before you accepted it. By accepting it, you were acknowledging that the condition was good of the things that were readily visible.
If your only expense was roadside assistance, send the lessor a letter, provide a receipt and request reimbursement. Since you did not get injured or injure anyone, you don't have any real damages.
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