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Hi, Thank you for your email. Have you got the manufacturers details? I am online intermittently today so may not respond to you until tomorrow. Thank you Kind regards AJ
Hi. Thank you. The issue you have is that the plumber is denying responsibility on the basis that the shower was faulty - did the plumbers actions contribute to the fault in any way? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. Did the plumber say in any of texts that he would accept 50% of the liability. If so the only answer left really, is to say to the plumber is that he said you would sort it out with the manufacturer in doing so he agreed a deal to accept 50% of the responsibility. If he does cover the cost of the other half of the work you will either have to sue him in the small claims and/or complain to trading standards. Does the plumber expect to do the work?
Hi, Thank you. If he wont co operate then I am afraid that leaves you with no choice but to pay another plumber to do the work and then sue him to recover his share. Ultimately he has said he wont work for you any more so there is no reason why you cannot go and ask another plumber to do the work. Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. The best way to determine whether you have a good case is to ask the next plumber you employ to unpick his work and determine whether he actually provided the service with reasonable care and skill. If he did then you will have a claim against, you will have to disclose to the court that you have mitigate the damage by contacting the manufacture who admitted 50% of the liability. Y
Before you sue you will need to give him what is known as a 7 day letter before action. Explain you have hired a different plumber and expect him to cover half the cost. If he does not then you can commence proceedings. If you do not want the hassle of going to court I would complain to trading standards.