Parking garage lost my keys. Can I sue?

Q: Can I sue a garage for losing the keys to my car they are refusing to pay for new ones and I have no spare?

A: The garage owed you a duty under bailment law. This was an implied contract to maintain your personal property, in exchange for the fee you paid. They probably have a disclaimer and release on the ticket which says they are absolved from any such loss, but most likely it will not be a defense to them in court. New key fobs with all of their technical capabilities can run at least $200.00 to replace and reprogram and sometimes much more for some of the higher end cars. It is a long shot, but you could also look to your insurance to see if they will cover this loss. Then, your insurance company can go after the garage.