I just found out I am being sued by a restoration company for work that was performed in 2013. My upstairs neighbors unit leaked and damaged my bathroom ceiling. The HOA sent out a plumber and said that the unit that leaked was responsible for the repairs. I submitted a claim to my insurance who sent out a restoration company. The restoration company said that because the damage was caused by the upstairs unit they were waiving my deductible. My insurance company paid them approx $936, and sent the claim to subrogation. A few months later I received a bill stating I owed approx $69. I called and argued but they said if I paid it my account would be paid in full, so I did. Three years later they sent me a bill for approx $860. I called and explained what they had told me, and gave them copies of the emails that they sent me along with the bill that said I owed $69 and a copy of the cancelled check showing I paid it. They told me they would take care of it. About 6 months later I got a letter stating it was turned into collection, and today I found out that I'm being sued in small claims court in April, although I have not received a summons. Can I be held responsible?
Perhaps but seems as though you are in the right and have documentationn to prove it why the worry?
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