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Hi my name is***** am owner of small flooring company. I subd out a carpet job to this installer named Tony. He ended up screwing up job bad enough (beyond repair) that the store where carpet was purchased had to replace it.Then in turn back charged me 1009.00 + the install. I have contacted Tony and told him that if he would pay half that i would pay the other. Well you can guess how that went. My question is, Is this a case i could win in small claims or do you have any suggestions???

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Colorado

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

Wrote him letter asking him to pay half and if i needed other collection methods it wouldnt be half any more

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I dont know do u have suggestions

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Hi my name is***** am owner of small flooring company. I subd out a carpet job to this installer named Tony. He ended up screwing up job bad enough (beyond repair) that the store where carpet was purchased had to replace it.Then in turn back charged me 1009.00 + the install. I have contacted Tony and told him that if he would pay half that i would pay the other. Well you can guess how that went. My question is, Is this a case i could win in small claims or do you have any suggestions???

Response: Yes, this is a case that you can win in a Small Claims Court based on the information that you have provided here.. You really have no other choice but to file lawsuit against him if he has refused to share the cost. He is lucky that you are not charging him for the full cost. Click here for Small Claims forms and instructions.

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