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Q: Customer breached contract when calling my insurance for damages; Terms and conditions clearly state - not liable

Removing and replacing roof including the framing. No roof, just tarps, some water got in. It was expected in this type of job, hence the terms and conditions. Customer filed a claim with my insurance even though the Terms and Conditions she signed directly states that I'm not liable for any... Read more »

William J. Amann
William J. Amann
answered on May 11, 2022

It sounds as if the homeowner breached your contract by filing an insurance claim when she shouldn't have. I'd ask her to withdraw the claim. It sounds like she is also interfering with your General Contractor. Yet, since you stated things seem to be ok for the moment, that's... Read more »

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Q: I was building a house as a sub contractor and left tools behind can the home owner claim them as abandoned?

There was no contract and multiple discrepancies between home owner and contractor. After the contractor (my boss) felt he fulfilled his part of this job he told me to get paid from the home owner if I wanted to keep working on this house. The home owner didn't want to pay me my rate so I... Read more »

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Dec 8, 2017

Since he made the threat of holding a gun on you, you should file a complaint with the police department and have them go with you to get your property back. If the property owner feels you owe him money he can't resolve the issue by keeping your tools and threatening you, that is why we have... Read more »

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