Can I split up my small claims court lawsuit to avoid the dollar limit?
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I just had my kitchen redone. The contractor messed up in two places, installing the floor tile unevenly and botching some of the electrical work. I just paid $10,000 to have his inept work repaired. I want to sue in small claims court, but in my state (California) the maximum is $7,500. Because the contractor did more than one thing wrong, can I simply file two $5,000 lawsuits?