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janeg
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Posted On: 12 days ago
janeg
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First time I had a shower in my apartment, I came out and there was water all over the kitchen floor (adjacent room). Nothing was coming from my sink, it seemed to be coming from behind the washer/dryer, which is where the shower backs against. I hadn't yet used the washer/dryer so I assumed it was from the shower since it was in that direction. I told landlord and they got a plumber out who found nothing and there's been no leaks since. They've since sent me the bill because I was "mistaken."


Can they do that? I'm happy to pay if that's the case, but then I'd like to figure out how I can get my own people in for cheaper if there are issues in the future because I don't want to feel like I can't ask about actual leaks because they might bill me if nothing is found.
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Posted On: 5 days ago
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Hello,

Thank you for sharing this situation with us.

We can appreciate that you would be very concerned about this and also very interested in finding out what your rights are in this type of situation.

You may want to contact the nearest Community Legal Clinic for some additional information regarding this and regarding what your rights are.

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Settlement.Org Content and Information/Referral Specialist, CIRS
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