If you were aware of a leak....informed no one, took no steps to repair or prevent the water from escaping your apartment and damaging your neighbor's goods......you are. However, if you are talking of a sudden and accidental occurence....neither you, the neighbors or the owner/landlord had warning or knowledge of the potential water escaping...your insurance covers your property, the neighbor's insurance covers his etc...
Unfortunately, landlords are not responsible for any one's personal property, unless you can prove negligence on the landlord sparked, which would have contributed to the damage to the property this is something that would be argued in court your best bet is to get renters insurance
well of course, remember that your rent covers everything from your ceiling to the walls of your area. any damage or event that did not start inside your property and caused damage is not your fault. the landlord and the tenant above should make an agreement on how they will fix the damage and pay for the cost.
In the event that there is personal or private property which has been damaged or destroyed, the courts can help. The person with the damaged property can file a lawsuit against the person who is responsible for the damage. If the court finds in favor of the person who has filed the lawsuit, it will enter a judgment against the person who damaged the property, which will make them legally responsible for paying for the damage.
The landlord is generally only responsible for the building, not the belongings inside. That's what renter's insurance is for.
the renters are responsible
If your renters policy covers Sewer Backup then it will cover damage to personal property.
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Landlord, and their insurance
A tenant! If they damaged something they don't own they are responsible for fixing it.
The statute of limitations for personal property damage in Illinois is 5 years.
not unless the employee was on company time or buisiness if the employee was on their own time the corporation is not resposable
Generally landlords are not responsible for damage to tenant belongings. This is why tenants are encouraged, and some landlords require this, to purchase rental insurance.
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Risk defines the possibility of personal injury, or damage to vehicles or property.
Speculatively speaking, it is likely that the following is true: If the water heater is provided by the LL then the landlrod is responsible for damages. If the water heater is owned by the tenant then the tenant is responsible for damages.
Only if the damage is the fault of the landlord.
Malicious damage to personal property
Property damage is covered by a property liability insurance package. This applies to all incidents in which an automobile causes damage to another person's property such as a fence or house. If you do not have property liability insurance, the driver is responsible for covering the damages out of pocket.
Unless there is a written agreement, the owner of the property is responsible for tree trimming and generally liable for damage caused by trees.
The apartment complex master policy
Obviously the person who caused the damage is responsible. If I thought my neighbor's homeowner's insurance would pay for my car if it is wrecked on his property, I'd drive it right into the side of his house!