[Healeys] Insurance Coverage, the real value.

Alan Seigrist healey.nut at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 23:45:28 MST 2007

That guy should be thankful that the hummer didn't pop up on top of the car
and kill him.  That's the problem with those hummers, they kill alot of
people in small cars.   That's why I would never buy one, I don't think I
could live with the guilt if I rear ended someone and decapited them.

On Dec 25, 2007 9:51 AM, Charlie Baldwin <mgcharlie at comcast.net> wrote:

> Gary,
> I had forwarded this to a friend (with a Jag) who sent me the original
> post from the Jag list:
> Here is the first post (from the owner):
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> About a month ago (Thanksgiving day, actually) I was stopped at a
> red light and an H2 drove right into the back of my car. It was
> 100% his fault. He has insurance with State Farm and I have
> insurance from Hagerty. I want the car back in the condition it
> was in before. Some one came to look at the car for Hagerty and
> estimated $12,000. One year ago the car got a new paint job
> (glasorit) and alone was most of his assessment. Then adding in body
> work (welding on the back half of another xke?) and anything
> else... $12,000 seems no where close. As of now, I am going
> through his insurance to resolve this. Are there any steps I must
> take to make sure I don't get screwed? What is the course of
> action to take to get my car back to how it was?
> The link below is a picture of the accident. He was going pretty
> fast. You can see skid marks from my rear tires going back to
> where my car was when stopped at the red light.
> Thanks for the help.
> http://www.geocities.com/jbspencer03/jag.jpg
> It seems he has already done what you suggest.  It is hard to believe that
> Hagerty is this bad.
> Any comments from anyone else?
> Charlie Baldwin

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