What to do if a roofing company is suing for breach of contract against me on a new insurance claim?

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What to do if a roofing company is suing for breach of contract against me on a new insurance claim?

I signed a contract with them for the first insurance claim, which was settled with insurance company but no signed contract on second claim. Do I owe the roofer any damages even though a contract was signed on the first claim last year and not second claim this year. We decided to go with another roofer and they are not happy. They did show up at adjuster meeting, and may have provided estimate to insurance company, but we never signed a contract with them authorizing repair.

Asked on October 20, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Michigan

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you carefully read the contract that you signed with the roofer on the matter you are being sued for to see if its terms would encompass what you are being sued for. If the terms of the contract that you signed only pertains to one particular insurance claim but not another, you should not be held liable under the claim against you.

To be sure, I suggest that you consult with a contracts attorney about the matter you are writing about.


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