Metairie, LA asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Louisiana

Q: A signed a contingency contract with 2 different contractors to do repairs after hurricane IDA . Will both be binding?

Does the first signed contract negate the second. Are will I be held to both ? What are my rights to cancel in Louisiana ?

1 Lawyer Answer
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: More information to properly answer this question is needed and most likely a proper answer can only be provided if one were to review both contracts. If this the situation where the same parties wrote up 1 contract and then agreed to write up a 2nd contract? Or is the property owner party to both contracts and the property owner signed 2 different contracts with different contractors? Not enough info.

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