Main Menu
Newest Members
Clint_45, al4627, Wild Edibles, harry pham, bullet man
102338 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82182
hopalong 73429
Pilothawk 72829
JDavis7873® 67375
FattyMcButterpants 60428
John175 ® 59617
Tritonman 56538
Derek 56121
SkeeterRonnie 52395
LoneStarSon® 51984
Forum Stats
102338 Members
60 Forums
853427 Topics
11192779 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11829403 - 09/14/16 08:15 PM Claim or not advise
Court Offline

Registered: 09/26/02
Posts: 399
Loc: Royse City / Emory

I recently got this damage from some east Texas "engineers" that figured marking stumps with re-bar was a good idea.
I'm a little hesitant to claim this 3,600$ scratch in fear that I have only had the boat and insurance through American Reliable for 5 months. Should I expect repercussions from actually using my insurance so soon? My last boat and insurance, I had only one claim in 15 years so I don't have a lot of experience with my boat insurance. I had the gouge checked at Lake Fork Fiberglass, Mike said that it wasn't urgent, but advised to get it fixed eventually. Can I actually wait on a claim? Any advice would be appreciated.

#11829760 - 09/15/16 06:15 AM Re: Claim or not advise [Re: Court]
Cast Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 4077
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Use your insurance. You pay for it.

#11830669 - 09/15/16 03:07 PM Re: Claim or not advise [Re: Court]
nitroslim Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/30/07
Posts: 1554
Loc: Ft. worth
I would not delay. Prob a requirement to report losses in a timely manner

#11836406 - 09/18/16 10:37 PM Re: Claim or not advise [Re: Court]
grout-scout Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 5339
Loc: Boerne, Texas
If you don't fix it then you could get gel cost delamination. Not good...

#11840308 - 09/20/16 09:32 PM Re: Claim or not advise [Re: Court]
BThomas Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 6991
Loc: Rockwall,Tx
Should be a no brainer. Call Insurance.


© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide