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Water imanaiing from a shower of a unit on the 4th floor of

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Water imanaiing from a shower of a unit on the 4th floor of building causes damage to units shower ceiling on third floor. Who is responsable for the cost of repair to unit on 3 red floor?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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Who is liable depends on what the source of the water is......if the pipes within the walls are leaking, that's likely the building owner's liability. However, if the flooding was a result of someone leaving the bathtub on and overflowing, then it would be the liability of the resident/owner.

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