i am a contractor and another contractor claimed to the homeowner and city inspector that i given false statement about issues found in home where in fact i've tooken pictures to confirm my find.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Texas
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. What question can I answer for you regarding your dispute with the contractor?
I use to work for the other contractor a few years ago as a master electrician . I eventually went my own way and became an electrical contractor where we are employed by the same employer. There has been a lot of small issues throughout the years where he would infowm our employer of our diagnosis at a cstm house wrong but i could never actually prove it or was extremely to busy to deal with it .This go around is different.He claimed to have went behind a service call performed by an licensed electrician by me and stated that what my electrician stated was false where as we have pictures to say diffent. Even went as far as involving the inspector for that particular city to side with him stating everything he found inside of the cstm electrical panel was in excellent cobditin where in fact it's not.I'm tired of this constant slander about me and my company when all we do is the right things everday in making sure the cstm is safe
Thank you for the additional information Larry, is your question whether you have grounds to sue for defamation of character (slander)?
yes sir. I feel as if my way of providing for me and my family was again jeapordized under false pretenses
Thank you Larry, you do have grounds for a slander suit as the statements made were false statements of material fact with the effect that your character/reputation in the community has been or could be harmed. You should therefore consider retaining counsel to send the person a letter advising that unless he ceases and desists with such statements you will have no choice but to file suit against him.
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Mr. MShore listen, I have worked hard all my life to become a master electrician. When i first worked for mike I was a journeyman electrician and I ran jobs for him. when job was complete there was no more work so i was forced to look elsewhere.He once told me I was the hardest black guy he ever seen work before joking i told him i proboably would be the last joking knowing i was the only black employee. I was rehired a couple of years later where i became a master and was instructed to open up another shop elsewhere.I had no issues with that only it didnt go smoothly enough to where it didnt work out. we parted ways and I started my company shortly afterwars. Once learning of the new company and who owned it made mike mad. every moment he had to throw a dart at me or against my company he did. I never employed un licensed electrician neither paid them commisiion. I have and always will take care of my employees. I hope it doesnt appear that crying but Im truly tired. It took so long to get here to continuely stress day in and day out. I do thank you for your answer I just wanted to fill you in thx again
I completely understand Larry and do not fault you at all for how you feel. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions, and if not, please remember to rate my answers.
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