I found out the co-parenting counselor I was seeing had billed my insurance company on top of charging me full rate for some sessions. When I confronted them about it and explained I wouldn't pay my bill until it was resolved, they ignored me but continued to bill me with late fees and threatened to turn me into a collection agency. The issue then turned into what I feel was blackmail because the counseling was court ordered as part of my custody litigation and the counselor testified in the hearings. I emailed the counselor asking them to recuse themselves from testifying because of the billing conflict but they did not and even gave testimony in my second hearing, almost a year after I had attended any sessions with them. I believe the counselor's testimony was biased due to my questioning the possible insurance fraud. The litigation is still ongoing and my debt has grown considerably since then as a result of the testimony given by the counselor. Can I sue the counselor about this? What kind of attorney would I need?
Your situation sounds pretty involved, and in order to advise you on this an attorney would really need to know much more. There are consumer protection laws in Pennsylvania that protect consumers like you from misleading and deceptive practices, including deceptive billing practices. To make any determination about whether or not you have a case, however, an attorney will need more information. I would recommend finding an attorney in your area to consult with.
You have a billing dispute not a "blackmail"......there are ways of dealing with it but not that way
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