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Insurance Poll

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by weeze, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,879

    Have you ever had to make a claim on your insurance because you injured a person while mowing or doing other various lawn work?

    A simple yes or no question. details about any incidents please. :)
     
  2. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,879

    I'll go first. My answer is NO.
     
  3. watatrp

    watatrp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 502

    My answer is also no. However, I have paid out of pocket for a few minor repairs over the years while insured. I also have a couple of commercial accounts that require that I have insurance. I also insure my equipment for theft and loss.
     
  4. ozarkbilly

    ozarkbilly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 85

    No claims for me
     
  5. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Messages: 5,219

    I had a rock go through a driver side window while the guy was in the car. He was cool about it and I got one from a junk yard. If it would of been in the right place he would of been going to the hospital on my dollar.
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  6. clydebusa

    clydebusa LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,658

    Yes , couple of windows in 30 years.
     
  7. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,976

    no I have been hit myself though 200mph stick does not feel good on back of head haha

    Broke only one window once but it was a family friends and we have another close family friend with a big glass business less than a mile from home so was quick and easy to get cleared up and no cost.

    We always mow away from glass
     
  8. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,976

    Open carry down here so not many looking to steal something with a large caliber handgun on your side. As for home neighbors watch over most are armed well. :usflag:

    Surprising due to the Meth problem we have down here cannot let your guard down ever.
     
  9. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,879

    I did break a window one time in my first year mowing. it was a trailer park and the grass was a foot tall and a piece of a bed spring was hidden in the weeds/grass.

    cost to replace the window was $25. I just gave them some cash and that was that.
     
  10. clydebusa

    clydebusa LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,658

    ^^^^^

    Same here but a husky lost its deck wheel and shot it to the french door, Should of been mowing towards the glass shot it from the opposite direction.
    :laugh:
     

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