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About 1 year ago I lost my flat as someone was growing

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About 1 year ago I lost my flat as someone was growing cannabis in the loft and the whole building was burned down I have recently learned that the police and our landlord knew about it and nothing was done we had no insurance. I have recently been informed that the people who caused the fire have been caught just wanted to know if there was anything I could do to claim some money back for the things I lost

I am a solicitor in Scotland. If the people who caused the fire have assets you could sue them. An easier route might be to sue the landlord for not doing something about them. Had he done so then the fire would not have happened. If the value of what you lost is less than £5000 you can use the Simple Procedure in the Sheriff Court. You don’t need a solicitor and you can get the forms at www.scotcourts.gov.uk. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.

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