I was working for transport company in dallas but had to move back home. Now im back in dallas. An he goes by the same.
job i work at. I would give them back but they got stolen an i dont think i should pay for something i dont have no more since they were stolen
Your question is unclear. Were the tools rented? Did you have a written agreement concerning the tools? If so, read the agreement. If the agreement required that you safeguard and return the tools, you may have a uphill road with "the tools got stolen" argument. Did you have insurance on the tools? Did you report the tools as being stolen to the police? Do you have a police report? Do you have any clues as to who may have stolen the tools?
If you were buying the tools, the fact that they were stolen is not a valid defense. It is just like if you bought a car, and were making car payments. Just because the car was stolen, you would still owe the car payments. But with a car, you probably would have insurance.
Perhaps, the Matco sales representative will give you some discount on the purchase of new tools based on your tale of woe. That may be your best resolution.
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If the tools were Matco's tools, then yes, you will have to pay for them. You also need to review any agreement you had with Matco regarding the tools to see if there are any exceptions. That said, you need to talk to Matoc and try to work something out.
You may have some insurance coverage that could help pay for the tools, either home owners or auto, depending on where they were stolen from and the terms of the policies.
Be sure and file a police report about the stolen tools.
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