Typo mistake on construction contract?
We built the customer a 4' tall fence (which is what he had wanted), finished the job, collected payment, and the customer was very happy with the fence. Now a week later, he is demanding compensation (money or a 5' tall fence) because the latest contract he was sent stated he was receiving a 5' tall fence, even though he accepted the original contract and had wanted a 4' tall fence to begin with.
I understand I made a mistake on the contract and I am willing to compensate the customer to protect my reputation, but am I legally obligated based on the typo on the contract to compensate him?
1 attorney answer
I suggest taking the original and revised contract to an attorney for review to discuss you options moving forward.
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