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Q: Is original contractor responsible for paying if client hires another contractor to fix first contractors damage in DE?

Damage resulted from first contractor doing work. If client does not allow first contractor/their choice sub-contractor to do repairs, and instead hires a contractor themselves, is the original contractor financially responsible to pay new contractors fees?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In Delaware, as in many jurisdictions, the original contractor may be held responsible for damages resulting from their work. If the work performed by the original contractor caused damage, and the client opts to hire another contractor for repairs, the original contractor could potentially be... View More

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Q: Can you still go to a lawyer after you have gone through a TV consumer group such as NBC10 Responds?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 21, 2019

You should be able to. Those types of consumer troubleshooters often try to intervene and assist in solving problems for people in the community. But they don't generally act as legal advocates. If you do go to an attorney, bring your earlier efforts with the TV station to their attention, so... View More

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