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Tagged Under: Defective Products

Paralegal Case Studies

Renovators who do sloppy and improper work should not be paid the full amount of their account

Allen Perlman - Published on 3/21/2023 10:24

I was retained by a married couple who were being sued for the amount of $21,000.00 by a renovator that had done renovation work for them in their home. My clients had prepared their defence themselves which was insufficient to have successfully defended against the action. Accordingly, I prepared and filed an ‘Amended Defence’. I also issued a Plaintiff’s Claim for contribution and indemnity against my clients’ mortgage broker for reasons that are complex and beyond the scope of this article, but which was appropriate to do in the circumstances.

Even Though You Purchased From a Large Retailer, Things Can Still Go Wrong

Allen Perlman - Published on 6/18/2021 10:22

My client had purchased four new tires from a large retail tire supplier. In the process of installing the tires and balancing the wheels, the retailer damaged all four aluminum alloy wheels of my client’s vehicle.

How to Get Your Deposit Back When a Renovation Contractor Does Shoddy Work in Your House

Allen Perlman - Published on 6/7/2021 11:24

My client had hired a contractor to do a partial renovation of her kitchen.My client paid a deposit. The contractor never completed the work. After receiving excuse after excuse from the contractor as to why he was unable to supply the counter-top and finish the work that he had contracted to do, my client terminated his services and had to hire a reputable contractor to get the work done.

Don’t Be Willing to Accept Installation of the Wrong Product Even after It Has Already Been Installed

Allen Perlman - Published on 10/19/2020 08:37

My client had ordered two new and expensive windows to be installed in her home, each window comprising three separate panes of glass.

Don't Be Willing or Allow Yourself to Accept a Defective Product after Making a Purchase

Allen Perlman - Published on 8/20/2020 00:00

My client retained me to recover monies that he had spent purchasing outdoor decking material from a large chain store, which decking turned out to be defective and had to be replaced.

Small Claims Court Paralegal

Brampton, Orangeville, Caledon, Mississauga, Milton, Barrie, Guelph, Richmond Hill, Toronto, and other surrounding areas.