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Contracts Law

Sarah entered into a written contract with Safe Storage Incorporated. The agreement included a clause excusing Safe Storage from any liability for loss or damage, even if the loss or damage resulted from Safe Storage's negligent acts. Sarah signed the agreement. A fire destroyed the warehouse and all of its contents, including Sarah's household goods and furniture. Sarah claims that Safe Storage is liable for the full value of the contents, which is approximately $10,000.

If the fire was not the result of Safe Storage's negligence, is Sarah correct?
If the fire was a result of Safe Storage's negligence, is Sarah correct?

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If the fire was not the result of Safe Storage's negligence, is Sarah correct?

Yes, Sarah is correct to the extent that the responsible party would be liable for the damages to Sarah's property. In cases of fire or other intentional damage, the responsible party would have to pay for the damage. If I do something that ruins someone else's property, my ...

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This solution explains if Safe Storage is responsible for the items damaged in the fire, and if Sarah is correct.

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