How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ash Your Own Question
Ash, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 10916
Experience:  Solicitor with 5+ years experience
Type Your Law Question Here...
Ash is online now

Can compensation be awarded same thing twice. The

This answer was rated:

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.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.Who did Trading Standards take to court please, you or the agent?Alex
Ash and other Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
telephone number ***********
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The letting agent was taken to court.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The tenant was awarded one months rent as compensation.
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 2 years ago.
Hello. Iam at home until late this afternoon so I can wait for your telephone call when it is suitable for you.
I called. No one picked up.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You were to quick I picked up and you had put the telephone down.I now have the telephone by my side
Calling now. Alex