Dallas, TX asked in Car Accidents for Texas

Q: Was wrongly towed and had to pay $166 to get my car back. I think it's a scam. What should I do?

Got towed from my apt complex at 3am last night. The company said I did not have a resident sticker and was not parked in visitors. I do have one. It's on the back left windshield. In the picture that the apt front office showed me you can't see it, but anybody with eyes can see it in person and since they had to get out of the car to hook up the tow they should have seen it. It doesn't matter how dark it was. You can't miss it if you're actually looking. When I moved in 2 months ago the complex said it just has to be visible, they did not say it has to be in the front of the car. This is the first time it's been an issue.

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It sounds more like a misunderstanding than a scam. But if it’s only $166, I would suggest you ask for another parking sticker and put it in a highly visible place on your car’s front windshield.

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