How To recover costs from renovation contractor

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How To recover costs from renovation contractor

Renovation contractor is paid for work,
according to written estimate and listed
fixtures and appliances, later found to
be unfinished and/or sub-par materials
and work, items not replaced old items
painted over instead of replaced,
estimated items missing, incomplete or
substituted with lesser quality. What
options are available to the
Homeowner?

Asked on March 21, 2019 under Real Estate Law, Indiana

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

You can sue the renovation contractor for breach of contract.
Your damages (monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit) would include the cost of completion with the second contractor and other expenses you have incurred caused by the breach of contract.


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