Towson, MD asked in Small Claims for Maryland

Q: I used a third party site to find people to move a sofa from one room to another. Can I sue for the damages??

The guys they sent were idiots and didn't listen to any advice I tried to give them, remove the doors, take the bed out of the sofa bed, use the moving staps I provided. After they got trapped halfway out the door and in the hallway me and my fiancé were forced to help them. They had already damaged my brand new refinished hardwood floors, my newly painted doors, my like new sofa bed (frame is twisted/cracked and fabric ripped), and wrecked havoc on the door frames. I called the website company my fiancé chose and they removed all payments for the service but refused to cover the damgea caused by the highly negligent kids they sent to my house. How/who do I sue? Can I sue?

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Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You'd likely sue the company that was hired. Not necessarily the third party site you found them on. How do you file a lawsuit? There are self help guides at most district court houses around the state. Those are helpful if you claim is less than 5k. Otherwise, you may want to hire an attorney. But you'll still need to prove your damages.

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