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01-29-2005, 09:27 AM
so i was driving on marine way this morning, and get passed by a aldergrove tow truck.. a flat deck with a wreck on the back. a few moments later a piece of metal comes flying off the truck and goes under my tire. before i can pull over my tire is basically flat. I take it to a tire shop and sure enough its not worth repair.
A new tire costs $170... i could only afford a used one. Since i seen it come off the truck, and can id the truck.... shouldnt they pay for it???
01-29-2005, 09:47 AM
I'd definitely contact them about it. Not sure if there's any chance insurance might cover it kinda like a chipped windshield.
I was driving a 1.5 ton dump truck with a bed full of broken concrete a couple summers ago and a small chuck fell out over a bump and broke this woman's window. She wrote down the plate # called ICBC, and our insurance had to cover it.
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01-29-2005, 10:50 AM
ya, they should be covering it. i wouldn't find it any differant then the dumptruck issue ern said, and i know alot of the time if that happends, the company with the dumptruck is the one who will cover the cost.
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01-29-2005, 10:57 AM
make the lazy bastard who didnt make sure everthing was secure to pay for it,if they dont go for it then threaten them that 10 times a day their gettin a false call.this wiil not only tie up the driver but they wont make zip.i love revenge
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01-29-2005, 02:15 PM
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01-30-2005, 12:56 AM
did you get the plate #. i would call up the company and talk to some one there, and if that doesn't work use the other plan above
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