Spokane, WA asked in Civil Litigation and Construction Law for Washington

Q: My home was destroyed due to an incompetent roofer.

As part of roof repairs, my roof was removed, also a portion of my siding was removed. We had three days of heavy rains with no roof, the roofer didn't tarp my roof until the third day of the storm and by then every room in my house had water damage. My wife called him twice and he said we didn't need tarps and that we would be fine. He knew of the coming storms, he knew I had no roof, he knew I had no siding yet he did nothing, he didn't even come out to check on things before the storm. He also failed to get a roof deck inspection which is mandated by the city of Spokane

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: As a starting point, you could contact an attorney to review the scope of the contract, determine if insurance coverage is available to cover the loss, and outline for you what damages are available to you under Washington State law.

Tim Akpinar

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