I have paid a decorator an exorbitant amount of money and have received a pile of garbage for it. Choices were made without me, draperies were never steamed and promises were made to fix these things. Draperies were removed from the bedroom because they caused me to be ill and looked horrid because they were not what was in the sketches. This has been going on for months. When I asked, today, when I would be finished I was told that they hadn't even been started, that there were 2 houses and an apartment ahead of me. I am pretty upset and feeling ripped off. Please tell me there is some help for this. Thanks for your time.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Yes, you can sue for breach of contract. Whether you are successful depends upon the contract you have. For example, is it in writing. If so, are the aesthetics laid out unambiguously such that you can point to what was promised versus what was received.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
I agree that generally you can sue for breach of contract and your level of success will depend on what is in the contract. I would also add that if there was a specific timeline discussed and contracted for that delay may also be actionable. Best to have a local attorney take a look at the contract for you and advise you as to your potential recourse.