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Unfortunately, generally, the landlord is not liable under the law for a leak from a pipe that might be damaged, and any claim for such damages would generally have to be pursued by the tenant against tenant's renter's insurance.
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Did the landlord repair the pipe each time it leaked?
Unfortunately, as long as, the landlord fixes the broken pipe each time the pipe leaked, the landlord would not be liable for damage to any of the tenant's personal possession and such claims would have to be filed with tenant's renter's insurance company.
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