When a business takes possession of a customer’s property and holds it during service they are acting as a bailee and the customer is the bailor. Businesses such as jewelry stores, dry cleaners, computer repair shops
Tips When Choosing a Service Provider
Whether you are dropping off your new engagement ring or your laptop you will want to choose a service provider you can trust. Don’t be afraid to ask questions to ensure you choose a business that is prepared to protect your property. Potential questions you could ask include:
- Do they have bailee’s insurance?
- How is my ring protected while in your care?
- What if my computer is lost or stolen while in your shop?
- What happens if you lose my wedding dress during cleaning?
Never be embarrassed or afraid to ask questions. At the end of the day, trust your gut. If something feels off choose a different business to work with.