Liability

Eddie702

Licensed Electrician
Location
Western Massachusetts
Occupation
Electrician
Agree with @James L

That's a good idea I haden't thought of. Tell the owner to get his work inspected and have it fixed either by you or the original "electrician" that gets you off the hook.

Puts the onus back on him if he won't do it walk
 

ccschoch

Member
Location
CA
Occupation
Electrician
the liability wouldn't bother me as much as the "cheap as possible" would
Yup, that's my biggest red flag to bail. Thanks for all the input everyone. I don't need the work, but the guy's stressing and I wanted to help him out. But there's too many red flags so I passed.
 

petersonra

Senior Member
Location
Northern illinois
Occupation
engineer
It appears like the plaintiff is claiming somehow the contractor knew there was something dangerous and did not report it to the city. A lot depends on the actual facts of the case, but it does not look to me like the contractor has any liability. Although juries are often swayed as much by the injuries plaintiffs suffer as by whether the defendants actually did something wrong.
 
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