Q: Can the city be held responsible for damages to my water heater from not notifying us when they said they would?
They have been doing work on water mains for over a month and we got 1 letter saying they would let us know when the water would be off but we have not been notified a single time out of dozens and our water heater ran dry multiple times and now is not working properly, i even emailed the city multiple times that we weren't being notified our neighbors did as well and still no notices. Can the city be held responsible for damages to my water heater if so how would i go about it?
A: The cost to litigate such a case could exceed the replacement costs to the heater. If other residents in your area also sustained related damages, that could help spread legal costs. That could be something to look into before consulting with a local attorney. Good luck
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