Is My Neighbor Liable for Damage to My Vehicle?

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The house next door is an occupied rental house. The shingles are blowing off and scratching up my new vehicle. I have talked to the landlord and she has given me several excuses and has not done anything about it. What should I do since I have a $500 deductible on my vehicle insurance.

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It’s not clear exactly what your conversations with the landlord covered. Have you gotten an estimate for the car repairs? Shown it to her?

If you can’t work out an arrangement, this is just the sort of thing that small claims court was designed to deal with.



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Author: House Attorney