FS14 from Seattle

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Re: FS14 from Seattle

Post by jnb » Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:20 pm

Craig,

I’m a personal injury lawyer in Seattle so I deal with stuff a lot. There’s a good chance I’ve met whatever insurance adjuster you’re dealing with. Usually property damage claims are pretty easy to sort out. If you have any questions about whatever the insurance company offers you, I’d be happy to talk you through it (for free). Shoot me a private message and I’ll give you my contact info.



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Re: FS14 from Seattle

Post by Fuzz » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:00 pm

Now that is a down right nice offer! Hats off to you sir :D

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Re: FS14 from Seattle

Post by craigyb » Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:33 am

I sorted the boat out with the 'at-fault' party's insurance. I had a hard time getting anyone local to give me a quote, so I itemized out every part still on the boat when it went to the junkyard, including the plywood and my time. Each and every part up to the spare tire carrier I had just put on the trailer and all the scotty and ram mounts, with receipts and current cost links. I quoted my time at 100 hours at $20/hour which I considered fair, since I'm a novice boat builder and I wouldn't pay myself more than $20 an hour. Someone later told me 'that's the friends and family rate, not the guy that ruins your boat rate.'

To my surprise, their insurance offered me back my quote. The adjuster even said I had undersold the labor price. My truck was fixed within a week and my body feels fine about a month on. I've been following the IIAA auction for the boat, I don't imagine there will be a lot of takers, so I might bring it back home still.

https://www.iaai.com/vehicledetails/373 ... owNumber=4

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Re: FS14 from Seattle

Post by BB Sig » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:53 am

Great news out a bad situation. Sorry this happened.

Are you going to build another boat?

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Re: FS14 from Seattle

Post by Jeff » Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:19 am

Good news!!! Jeff

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