Insurance & Liability
Moving insurance & liability coverage are essential
because your valuable possessions can be damaged or lost while
they are being moved. Moving liability insurance coverage is
needed when your move is being handled by a moving company and
also when you are moving your things yourself.
Residential movers are required to provide valuation or Released
Value Protection. This is a contractual liability that moving
companies assume. It is not insurance.
Valuation is provided without any additional charge. It is based
on the weight of the items being moved and may be limited to
$0.60 per lb per item. It will cover only a small part of the
value of your possessions and you will need additional coverage.
You can get a higher level of coverage from your house mover by
paying an additional amount or buy moving insurance from an
Your home mover can provide additional coverage based on the
weight of your possessions or on the lump sum value of your
possessions as declared by you.
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The highest level of coverage provided by professional
movers is Full Value Protection, which pays for repair or replacement of
items that are lost or damaged. You will have to meet the minimum
coverage value requirements and some deductibles will be involved.
Homeowner’s policies may provide coverage for items not on the
premises, which is limited to 10% of the value of the policy. It can be
used to supplement the coverage provided by the household movers.
You can also buy relocation insurance from an insurance company, which may
be cheaper than coverage provided by a moving company. Insurance
coverage will include
of God, storms, earthquakes, floods, rioting
and civil commotion, etc., which are excluded in coverage provided by
Insurance companies have standardized claim settlement procedures and a
moving insurance claim is settled by claim adjusters, not by employees
of the mover or forwarder.
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You can buy moving and
storage insurance that will cover your
possessions if they will be in storage for some time and will be handled
by more than one moving service.
If you are moving expensive items like antiques, have their value
assessed before the move and arrange for additional moving insurance
coverage for them.
Check you belongings as they are unloaded at the destination. Report any
loss or damage immediately and make a note of it on the inventory before
you sign it. You can file a claim in writing within 9 months.
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