I happen to have a recent American major rental brand folio with terms and conditions on the floor next to me. The key sentences for this brand are
You agree we may, in our sole discretion, pay all tickets, citations, fines and penalties on your behalf directly to the appropriate authority and you will pay us for what we paid to the appropriate authority ...
What do you mean “slip in”?
Are you saying that the term wasn’t there when you signed the contract and the added it later? If so, no they can’t.
However, what I think you’re saying is that it was there all along, you didn’t read it, but you signed it anyway? If so, yes they can.
You were told this was a term of the contract (not reading it is on you, not ...
the landlord has been living there for a week. Is this allowed? Am I still expected to pay rent if he is living there?
Generally speaking, no. But you need to verify that your lease contains no language that overrides certain basic assumption about leases. My understanding is that (1) you delivered the property, and (2) the landlord was not entitled to live ...
The person responsible for the leak pays
This is a general principle that if your stuff causes harm, you are responsible for it as well of the costs of doing what’s necessary to stop it.
This might or might not be you.
Assuming the water is normal “splash” that is making its way into the unit below then it will be the person who is responsible for ...
Based on your comments:
You rented the car and agreed to "be responsible for fines"
The government decided to write a ticket your driving
The ticket was written to the company
The company plead guilty and paid it without contest
The company then billed you the amount of the ticket
You feel that they either shouldn't bill you or they should give ...
Generally that depends on the EULA of the game. And you might violate the EULA you signed in the making of your hack, using the hack or even selling it! Let's spin an example:
Let's assume EULA contains this sentence from the Rockstar EULA:
You agree not to, and not to provide guidance or instruction to any other individual or entity on how to:
i [...] ...
From the description in the question and in all the comments to all the answers, it appears that the most likely scenario of what has happened is as following:
a city employs suboptimal traffic cam devices which may result in citations when none should be issued.
a city has an ordinance allowing it to issue some of the citations to car owners, rather than ...