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I live at an apartment complex in SLC. I pay 50/month for parking in the "secured" double gated garage and 25/month for security cameras. I have had my car broken into twice. Both times the cameras were within 20ft of my car but they were offline. Do I have a case to sue the apartment complex for failing to provide a service that I pay for?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Utah, 2008

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Yes, the second incident happened today and I just finished filing a police report

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No, thats pretty much the basic run down

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I am sorry to hear that your vehicle has been broken into twice.

Yes, you do have a claim for breach of contract, in which you may be able to recover the $25/month. In addition, you may be able to recover the damages to your vehicle and the value of the stolen property. For this second claim, you will need to review your lease agreement and check the release of liability language. If this language is present you will need to argue that it does not cover a gross negligence of this type.

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