If I was evicted due to foreclosure and the movers that were hired by the broker damaged some of my property, am I able to do anything?

Asked on March 14, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, if the movers who were in charge of moving your belongings from your former home damaged your belongings, you seemingly have a factual and legal basis to bring a lawsuit against them for the costs of the repair. Remember, you have the burden to establish the costs of repair or the fair market value of the items at the time of the move if they cannot be repaired.


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