Archive for the ‘Public Storage’ Category


June 21, 2007

Kocinec v. Public Storage, Inc. (Virginia-NOT PUBLISHED)
(Contents of Public Storage Unit Sold, Plaintiff Alleged Failure to Notify; Limitation of Liability in Storage Contract Enforced)

The plaintiff entered into a rental agreement with the defendant public storage facility.  The plaintiff made a late payment and was later informed that the contents of the storage unit were sold by the defendant.  Plaintiff sued for the value of the contents at $70,000, contending that the defendant failed to provide sufficient notice to him prior to the sale and that the defendant had failed to satisfy its statutory obligations.  The defendant argued that its damages were contractually limited to $5,000 pursuant to the rental agreement.