My car was towed from a shopping plaza where I left my fiancee shopping while I went across the street for about 20 minutes. When I returned the car was gone. I called the towing co listed on the posted signs and they had my car. I then called the security officer for the plaza and explained my fiancee was shopping there. He told me to get her receipt and call him back... he never answered his phone again. I spoke with the company that owns the plaza and they told me to take the receipt to the towing co.
Now the towing co was closing in 30 mins and my ride called saying they may not make it in time. So I decided to run the 3 miles to the towing co and in the process I tripped and broke my arm. The towing co wouldn't take my receipt either.
So I'm stuck. What do you think?
Real Estate Attorney
You should not have to pay for the tow. They are not responsible for your broken arm. Using the same logic, your delayed ride is responsible because if they had shown up on time you would not have had to run.
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Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Your broken arm is not connected legally to the harm caused by the tow. So, you are stuck. You can continue to pursue the wrongful towing, for what that is worth.