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Good Morning, In May 2008 I drove a friend to the ...

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Good Morning, In May 2008 I drove a friend to the emergency room, they took him to CAT scan and while he was there, the hospital representative came in with some papers and asked me to sign. I told her we were''t married but that we had been together on and off for 12 years. She said " this isn''t for billing this is for consent to treat". I got a bill from this er visit yesterday and called the hospital and they said I was listed as the gaurantor and they couldnt remove me and that I was responsible for a $4000.00 hospital bill. HELP!
They may have had you sign for the billing, but don't take their word for it. Make them show you the guarantor form and then explain to them that they misrepresented to you the papes you were signing.

If they don't agree to remove you you can file a claim in small claims court and ask the judge to rule that you are not responsible for the debt.

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