What are my rights if the mover I used wants $3100 more and I never head anything about it until we got the bill?

We were told the binding estimate is all that we would be charged for the move. The mover said they called us to tell us about the charges to be pending. Never received the call and they won’t let me hear the tape of the phone call. They basically dared me to sue them.

Asked on August 13, 2012 under General Practice, North Carolina

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, the written estimate which has been signed by both parties with respect to a move typically becomes a binding contract and its terms control the dispute that you are writing about. I suggest that you carefully read the written estimate/contract that you have written about. Most likely the answer to your question will lie within it.


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