Shirley Mohamed’s 87-year-old husband had a car accident last spring. Fortunately, their insurance covered the cost of renting a car from Avis.
Hartford Insurance paid Avis two checks for a total of $1,500.
But then something happened between the insurance company and Avis. The car rental company apparently hasn’t cashed the insurance checks and instead is billing the Mohamed’s American Express an additional $832.
Michael Tate’s wife found her husband lying on the bathroom floor, barely conscious and delirious with fever, babbling incoherently. She packed up her newborn baby and managed to get him to the emergency room. Tate was admitted to Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City with a fever of 104.
Ken Slusher and his girlfriend need to resolve a $2 million Verizon bill, or his home purchase may fall through.
That’s no misprint.
Two. Million. Dollars.
The mere mention of the company is enough to make you want to click away. It’s been called America’s worst company.
But don’t click away, because David Bookbinder needs your help right now and we’re kinda stuck.
Here’s Bookbinder’s case from our forums. As a reminder, this is a live, unedited case that can change at a moment’s notice.
American companies are about to lose nearly $2 billion.
It’s not money added to the national deficit. It’s not personal 401(k)’s unraveling. It’s not even about the stock market.
It’s basketball. March Madness, to be exact.
Talk about a late bill.
Six months ago, Les Baker rented a car from Dollar Rent A Car in St. Louis. The car experienced a “mechanical problem” and wouldn’t start. Now, the car rental company wants him to pay $808 for alleged damage to the vehicle.
If he doesn’t pay up, it threatened to report him to a collection agency.
Warning: This post contains language that may not be appropriate for a family audience.
It’s no secret that employees sometimes feel their customers are jerks. But I’ve never seen one put it in writing — until now.