i went to my dentist 3 months ago to get an estimate on my teeth and they gave me an estimate for 5,000 thousand so what my mom did is she went to apply for care credit and she got approved and my mom paid them the first estimate and what i did is made an appointment the following week i went to my appointment and then next thing i know the dentist was saying that she cant do the procedure unless i do the gums first and i ask her how much would that be and she handed me an estimate close to 5 thousand and i told them i have to talk to my mom first so i told her and she said no so i told them to cancel the first estimate and they said yes it will take 3 to 4 days a week pass and still on my moms account and shes been paying them 150 a month for nothing we have been calling them for about 2 months now and still nothing they just keep giving us the round around and my teeth is hurting so bad and i cant do nothing because there is no balance on my moms account everytime we call western dental theyre just gonna give me or my mom the round around please help
I don't see a claim for anything here as the dentist told you what needed to be done. The bigger issue at hand is them not returning the money. I would contact the credit company and dispute the charges.
This is not a medical malpractice issue. It is a breach of contract and unjust enrichment claim. I suggest you contact a lawyer and buy an hour's worth of time to learn what you can do on your own by filing a lawsuit or whether the lawyer is willing to help you at a fee that makes economical sense for you. I am not sure exactly what happened here?? Did Care Credit give the money to the dentist and now your mother is paying the monthly fee to pay back Care Credit? In Pennsylvania the Attorney General has a Consumer Protection Bureau that will handle such a claim for you. NOt sure California has anything similar. Also in Pennsylvania we have an Unfair Trade Practices Act that provides remedies including attorneys fees and will multiply your damages by three--treble damages.
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