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Generally, the only way the landlord would be able to file a lawsuit in a similar situation, if the landlord claims that there is some type of damages to the rental property and since the security deposit will be used to cover unpaid rent, the landlord would have to file a lawsuit against the tenant if the claimed damages are not paid by the tenant.
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