Las Vegas, NV asked in Employment Law and Construction Law for Nevada

Q: I worked for a property owner as a maintenance/handyman and had tools stolen off one of her properties. She

She had a caretaker/security person living on the property and was aware of the tools being on the property. I do have a copy of the police report in my possession. Who is financially responsible, other than the thief, for the stolen tools? I live in Nevada. We did not have a signed working agreement but I do have proof of being employed by her at the time. Thank you

1 Lawyer Answer
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Frisco, TX

A: Other than the thief, the tools may be covered by the tool owner’s insurance policy. It is not uncommon for individuals who use tools in their occupation to insure those tools against theft.

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