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    Default are you at fault for trusint a professionals opinion on something?

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    are you at fault for trusting a professionals opinion on something?

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    so you have this spot on your rug, and you call a professional to remove the stain. the professional claims he can get rid of the stain or make it less in visible(fine you believe him). so he works on the carpet and instead of doing what he claimed he can do, he ends up some how making the stain much larger then what it originally was was, in fact there is a possibility that you may have to replace the rug now. my question is, are you the client bearing of any responsibility for trusting this professional to handle the rug?

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    An individual may defer to one who knows more. You can trust the person who knows more, and you would be right to. The blind don't lead the blind, and a delinquent is rarely held in high esteem. It sounds like you deferred to someone who knows nothing, but who appeared to know something. Confirmation of competence is partially a responsibility of the consumer, but we expect competence when we defer to someone else for this kind of service.

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    ^ Agreed. Put in much simpler terms, are you at fault for trusting them? No. Are you at fault for taking their word at face value? Probably.

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    but what if they are a "rug stain removal specialist" (they have gone through the training for removing stains from all types of carpets). its still the clients fault for trusting them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by knight View Post
    but what if they are a "rug stain removal specialist" (they have gone through the training for removing stains from all types of carpets). its still the clients fault for trusting them?
    As a rug stain remover? No. As an ethical businessman, maybe. You're describing more than an inadequate task, you're describing inadequate service and poor problem resolution by a person who may or may not be qualified to perform the task. When an expert fucks up, one expects them to atone for the failure, to compensate for a mark of the amateur. Every trace of failure must be addressed and/or stricken from memory, or the expert is no longer an expert, but a proven half-ass.

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