Bailment Legal Questions and Answers

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Can someone throw out all my belongings due to maintenance purpose?

We've had a 10x20 storage unit for years. The company that we have a contract with sold the property to another self-store company. While out of the country for 2 weeks, though reachable by phone and email and having 2 local contact people on the contract, the new company sent out an undated letter that gave a deadline to be present while they entered the unit, and moved our po...

03/24/2011   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Virginia   |   #24489

How do I get my car back from shop after I paid them but they say I owe more?

An auto repair shop will not return my car. I have already paid for the work. Now they say I owe more they have had my car since October 2010. Where do I go from here?

02/03/2011   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Texas   |   #24143

Can Someone Tow My Car Without Giving Me Notice?

IF I HAD MY TRUCK ON PRIVATE PROPERTY AND HAD PERMISSION FROM MY BOSS TO DO SO. THEN THEY CHANGED THERE MIND AND TOWED WHAT RECOURSE DO I HAVE AND THEY NEVER CALLED ME TO MOVE IT NOTHING THEN THEY WAITED FOUR WEEKS TO CALL ME My boss is angry because I quit so now he is saying he never told me it was OK to leave my truck at our job office. That's where it was towed from the s...

02/01/2011   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: New Jersey   |   #24129

Can Storage Costs be Charged by Someone Who Wrongfully Accepts Delivery of an Item?

A package intended for me was accidentally sent to a UPS Store. The store accepted the package and didn't notify me or the sender for 7 weeks. Now she is refusing to release the package unless is paid an exorbitant fee for storage. I say she has an obligation to return my property that accidentally came into her possession, since she never had any right to accept a package addr...

09/21/2010   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Colorado   |   #23228

How Do I Sue a Hotel for Damage to My Car in the Parking Garage?

The Borgata Casino Hotel (NJ) Originally Seemed Willing To Cover My Losses and Damages Done To My Car As It Was Broken Into In There Self Parking Lot. (Occurred 03/19/10) I Recently Was Told From The Borgata There Not Going To Cover My Losses or Damages, They Recommended Me to Sue The People That Caused It (They Caught Them).Everything was documented and the Officer on Duty at ...

04/27/2010   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: New Jersey   |   #21928

What remedies are available for return of artwork left in care of another?

An individual has a life estate which I had left to my ex and left some property for his safe keeping because I had no where to keep them, in particular painting I had painted myself. When I requested the painting back he said he didn't have them and did not know where they were. He re-married and left to his wife a life estate. I asked his daughter to see if she could find the...

01/22/2010   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: California   |   #20562

Bailee wants bailor to execute release of all claims before returning property.

I allowed a person to store things on my property. She wants to remove them. I need a letter that once she remove her things from my property, I will not be liable for anything she stored on my property. She asked to store two boxes and the two boxes turned into a larger amount of household items. She took advantage of me during this period knowing full well that I was goin...

08/20/2009   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Hawaii   |   #18179

What Can I Do If the Pawn Shop Used the Item I Pawned?

I have an x box 360 and I pawned it but the thing is when I took it out it was a different screen and my friend told me that that screen could only be put there if it was used on the net so therefore it was used in the pawn shop. What are my rights?

06/30/2009   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Texas   |   #17261

Suing School for Losing Property After Confiscating Item Not Allowed at School

My son brought his ipod touch to school. It was confiscated by the Assistant Principal. The Assistant Principal sent me an email telling me that she placed the ipod in the school safe, and that my son could pick it up on the last day of school. On the last day of school he went to pick it up. It was gone! The school said, oh well, it is not their responsibility, and he should h...

06/08/2009   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Texas   |   #16901

What is the percentage amount a bail bondsman can legally ask on a bail?

What is the (percentage) amount a bail bondsman can legally ask on a bail? I was told .10% and the bondsman agreed but once I paid off the amount, he came back and said it was .12%. Is he correct?

09/20/2007   |   Category: Bailment   |   State: Louisiana   |   #8913
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