If my movers falsified information during my in-home estimate, as well as after we had our belongings moved with them, what recourse do I have?

Asked on September 14, 2012 under General Practice, District of Columbia


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you believe they knowingly or intentionally misrepresented (lied about)  material (or important) information--such as about cost--to get you to retain or use them, then they may have committed consummer fraud and you may have a legal cause of action against them. If you think this is the case, you shoujld consult with an attorney to explore the situation in greater detail and see if you  have a case and what it might be worth; alternatively, you could file a lawsuit yourself in small claims court.

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