Shantal's Story *
Shantel's Story* I will be posting some stories on this blog once in a while. These will be stories from both contractors and homeowners. They may be good or bad, Some may be helpful to you as well. Feel free to add your story. This is Shantel's story: *names may be changed She and her family hired a local "contractor" to remodel her home and do some minor repairs. Without a thorough background check they contracted him through the bank. If you are hiring through a ba
Are Home owners liable for injury?
This is not an easy yes or no answer. It can be very complicated. Here are some factors to consider: One factor is, what did you hire the contractor to do? Say you hire a contractor to fix the holes in your roof, the contractor knows the roof is unsteady, has holes and is dangerous. If he, or one of his workers, falls through the roof, are you liable? Probably not. You hired them to fix that problem and it was their responsibility to make sure the roof was reinforced prop