Can I file a lawsuit for extortion if the tow truck company that towed my truck charged me $7,000 for 10 minutes of work?

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Can I file a lawsuit for extortion if the tow truck company that towed my truck charged me $7,000 for 10 minutes of work?

Asked on March 26, 2014 under Business Law, New Jersey

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Maury Beaulier / MinnesotaLawyers.com

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

No.  It is not extortion.  However, you can contest the charges by filing a lawsuit for replevin or if defending against a lawsuit on the bill. 


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