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My neighbour above my flat has caused water damage to my

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My neighbour above my flat has caused water damage to my fat, but I do not have contents insurance , do I need a lawyer to make a claim
JA: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?
Customer: I have raised the issue with the landlord by phone
JA: Where is the flat located?
Customer: Enfield, Middlesex
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Damages to the ceiling and the electrics

Hello

Welcome to Just Answer.

Given the water damage caused to your flat, it appears you have a cause of action in negligence and nuisance against the neighbour's Landlord and/or the neighbour.

 

A solicitor is not necessary at the moment Further your aim is to get the landlord of the flat in question that caused the damage to rectify the damage caused to your flat.

 

Do you understand what i have stated, if yes please let me know and i will suggest steps to undertake in order to rectify this issue.

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok, but I don't have insurance, that's why I thought I would need a lawyer, the landlord refused to fix the damage
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Sorry cannot take a call as I am on-call for work.

Apologies i accepted the call before i noticed your message.

 

I can call you at a suitable time or continue the chat on this platform?

Which option do you prefer?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok

ok to call at a suitable time for you or to list your options via message

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
can you call at 2pm

Will do