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Thank you for the information and your question, although I am unclear about who, specifically, you are asking if you have a case against. If you are asking if the apartment complex or contractor can be sued for your losses, then the answer is maybe. I say maybe, because you will have to prove that they left the door unlocked. That might be difficult to do. But, you can always try.
You could file suit against both the apartment complex (since they hired the contractor) and the contractor's company in small claims court if you losses are $10K or less. Each party may try to get themselves dismissed from the suit, and the apartment complex might be successful, but that is their issue to sort out with the court, not yours. In other words, you should sue whoever might have been negligent and the court will sort it out after receiving all of the evidence. But again, you will have to have some good evidence that they left the door unlocked.
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