Q: Advice to sue Production company used our space without location release, caused criminal damage and harm to reputation
A: More information is needed, but you could have a good case against the "production company." Speak with a local attorney regarding your options. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
A: I need some clarification in order to give you a meaningful answer. What do you mean by "space" (indoors, outdoors, built up?); what do you mean "without location release" (other than someone "said" it could be used but the "permission" wasn't in writing)?; what do you mean by "criminal damage" (unless you mean intentional--though that might not rise to the level of "criminal") (and, if you have corrected the damage, what did it cost you; and, if you didn't, can you estimate the cost to repair the damage?); and why do you think it caused harm "to your reputation"? When a production company uses a location it generally becomes more valuable.
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