So I just got stumped in small claims court today.
Judge was lovely a very nice person so I can't even blame her kick around and pout as apparently I was unable to prove any damages.
So backstory, I had some water proofing work done where they tore out an old drain and installed a new drain except this water noticeably worse resulting in water coming up onto the floor. Months later after constantly asking them to fix it I took them to court just touting the contract price.
What exactly would be claimable or need to be proved in this instance if not the contract? Would I need to claim the basement as ruined?