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I am looking into a foundation company who took my money,

did some work that didn't...
I am looking into a foundation company who took my money, did some work that didn't fix the problem now want me to pay again for what they should have done in the beginning. I need answers as to if this is a legitimate issue that I need a lawyer for.
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no, it has not. I have argued with the foundation company and am getting nowhere.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: there we 2 foundation companies. I went with this one as they offered a lifetime warranty, but did not say the estimate did not include the lifetime warranty or that I needed to pay extra if I wanted the lifetime warranty which is essentially my fault, but the fact they leveled the house once and now say it cannot be properly leveled until I hire someone to remove all the dirt under the house. So how did they level it properly the first time?
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Thank you for your patience and thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow-up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

You may be entitled to relief if they misled you about the cost of the job and the warranty. There are a number of laws that may help you.

There are consumer protection laws that protect onsumers from "bait and switch" style sales tactics. Your facts sound like that may be an issue.

Also there are certain laws that provide implied warranty protections as well.

Depending on what the original contract states you may have breach of contract as well as negligence claims.

You may wish to contact the Texas Attorney General Office of Consumer Protection to file a complaint. It costs you nothing to do so. See:

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/consumer-protection

In addition you may want to consult with a Consumer Protection Attorney. Most attorneys will meet with you to assess your case for little or no cost. You can use this link to find a local attorney:

http://lawyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/practicestate/consumer-protection/texas

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