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Do I have a case to file a law suit

I hired a home inspector. He did not inspect tiles on floor. House was closed. After moving in the house found that more than half of house has loose tiles. Tiles are not available. So whole house tiles have to be replaced. The estimated cost comes to about $10,000.

Asked on September 5, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Arizona

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You can sue the home inspector for negligence.  Negligence is the failure to exercise due care (that degree of care that a reasonable home inspector would have exercised under the same or similar circumstances to prevent foreseeable harm).
Your damages (monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit) would be the cost of replacing the tiles.


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