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F-150 mows over Grasshopper

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by Richard Martin, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,696

  2. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,961

    Omg stupid drivers man

    Thieves and dopers will always be after our equipment, carry protection and keep everything on lockdown
     
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  3. ilike2mow

    ilike2mow LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,032

    probably someone texting and driving did that. The damage to the mower would have been covered by insurance?
     
  4. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,961

    was my first thought too, maybe partially Ins. companies suck they will give you the devalued equipment preaching
     
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    Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,696

    They have a version of Gap insurance for equipment.
     
  6. NIXRAY

    NIXRAY LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Inland marine insurance is what you'd want to fully cover damages such as this.
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  7. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 20,418

    In St. Clair County they lock up thieves and forget about them, not a good place to steal anything.
     
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    Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,696

    Yeah, that's the stuff. What he said. And I have it. Mine is a replacement policy. If my old stuff gets mashed up, stolen, burns etc. they buy me new stuff.
     
  9. MOturkey

    MOturkey LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,780

    Any insurance is going to try to get someone else to pay if possible. If you have ever gone to the doctor or ER with some type of injury, your health insurance carrier will send you a form to fill out asking how and where the injury occurred. They are hoping it happened on someone else's property, so they will be liable for the bills.

    We don't know the particulars of the accident shown in the picture, but logic tells me it is the pickup driver's fault. No inland marine coverage on the equipment, or commercial auto coverage on the trailer is going to pay off until they exhaust all efforts to collect from the insurance company covering the pickup. In the unfortunate event the pickup is not insured, they might pay off, but will likely sue the driver for the damages.
     
  10. gcbailey

    gcbailey LawnSite Gold Member
    from WV
    Messages: 3,169

    That grasshopper may be ruined.... It looked pretty bad in the video.
     

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