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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Construction Law for Rhode Island on
Q: How can I request to be reimbursed from a contractor on a plumbing job done incorrectly?

Contractor hired last year to redo bathroom. Installed shower valve wrong which lead to plumbing leaks. Had to hire a plumber to rip open walls and fix.

Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford
answered on Dec 21, 2022

A homeowner may file a complaint against a contractor who performed work on their home. A complaint can also be filed against those professionals the CRLB licenses. Complaints cannot be filed on work conducted on commercial properties.

The list of contractors includes, but is not limited...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Construction Law for Rhode Island on
Q: I bought a Dallas cowboys hardhat..My employer came up to me with a company hard hat and told me I have to wear it
Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford
answered on Jul 6, 2020

Your employer controls the terms of your "at will" employment. Terminating you for refusal to wear his helmet is not likely considered to be discrimination, as Cowboy fans have not yet been defined as a protected class, nor granted a religious affiliation, sex, or gender identity that... View More

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