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Can compensation be awarded same thing twice. The

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Can compensation be awarded for the same thing twice.
The letting agent went with the tenants deposit and 2 months rent.Trading Standards took action for the tenants deposit.The tenant was awarded compensation of the months rent left on deposit.The agent hasnt paid anything.
Now the tenant is taking me to court for compensation on the return of the deposit which the agent took.Iam fully aware Iam responsable for the deposit from my own funds - any repairs required as the tenant has now left will be taken from the deposit which he is not happy about.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.Who did Trading Standards take to court please, you or the agent?Alex
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The letting agent was taken to court.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The tenant was awarded one months rent as compensation.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
When would be good to talk? I am just on the train at the moment so can call you, although I may get cut off.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello. Iam at home until late this afternoon so I can wait for your telephone call when it is suitable for you.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
I called. No one picked up.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You were to quick I picked up and you had put the telephone down.I now have the telephone by my side
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Calling now. Alex