Corvallis, OR asked in Real Estate Law for Oregon

Q: We moved our RV to some property in Turner Oregon a place to park RV and live there in trade for my labor

After a few day the property owner wanted me to move the RV to the upper part of the property then after a few weeks he first closed the gate and refused to let us drive up the drive way to our RV again a week later he wanted the RV moved back down to the bottom we was not home we was at the doctors appointment at that time he then had someone else hook onto the RV and dragged it down the hill 6% grade doing damages to our belongings inside and to the RV, the police said it was a civil issue and wouldn't help us so we filed a claim with his property insurance co. After about a month they sent an email and a phone call saying it's not covered under his policy when in the beginning they said yes it's covered no problems what can we do to make them pay for the damages to our home the RV

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Robert L. Mauger Jr.
Robert L. Mauger Jr.
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: You might want to bring a claim against the property owner himself and let him pick the fights with the insurance company. Given that this was a residential tenancy, you might be entitled to your attorney fees as well as statutory damages. Good luck.

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