Stony Point, NY asked in Business Law for New York

Q: I booked an event space, host called stating she double booked, she ghosted me, do I have a case?

This was a craft fair open to the public. I haven't paid yet as she stated as long as I paid within two weeks of the event which hasn't passed yet. I've already collected vendor fees, did paid advertisement and put in the work to organize everything. If I cancel, I will have to refund everyone their money which is a $600 hit in just vendor fees.

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I do not know what "booked" means to you. If you have a written contract, you can enforce it. If you have a promise on the phone, then you have nothing.

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