Homer v. Burman

Homer v. Burman - Andrew Heacock BLAW 3201, Sec. 8 4/18/06...

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Andrew Heacock BLAW 3201, Sec. 8 4/18/06 Homer v. Burman Indiana Court of Appeals, 2001 743 N.E.2d 1144 Facts: Dave and Annette Homer (the Homers) owned a house at 432 North Boots in Marion, Indiana that they rented out. In August of 1999, their tenant complained of electrical problems with the house. Pursuant to duty owed by landlord to tenant to maintain premises, the Homers solicited Burman Electric Service to rewire the house. The Homers pair Burman $2,650 to rewire the house. The Indiana Home Improvement Contracts Act mandates that any home improvement project carried out by a hired contractor in which more than $150 is paid must have a written contract. The Act outlines specific requirements for the contract. Burman later testified that they had no knowledge of the Act, and no written contract was made. During Burman’s service, a TV, playstation, VCR and satellite receiver were destroyed when power was restored to the house. Burman’s insurance carrier reimbursed the tenant for these loses. After Burman
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Homer v. Burman - Andrew Heacock BLAW 3201, Sec. 8 4/18/06...

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