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Bleeding Skull /Now do u want DEICED?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Lawn Tek, Feb 9, 2004.

  1. Lawn Tek

    Lawn Tek Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 46

    This is a true story that happened a few a weeks ago . My wife and I was out , a few weeks ago during a ice/snow storm. W stopped at a restaurant to eat , as I was going in I nearly slipped and fell on the side walk . The parking lot was real slick . Before I ordered my food I asked the Manager if she would like us to deice it . Her reply was " No , it does not need it , if fact its not even slick at all out there " . I told her " well mam its real slick out , in fact I nearly fell on your side walk ". She said " It would be a waste of money ".
    We ordered our food ,and was eating when we heard " O MY GOD
    IS SHE ALRIGHT ?" We looked out side and saw the manager , laying in the parking lot . When they got her up she was holding the back of her head , with blood running down her hand .I heard them say they were calling an Ambulance .
    I could of been a wise guy and ask if she hought it was slick out , but i did not say anthing and got in the truck and left .
  2. loomis

    loomis Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    well put
    it puts money in your pocketpayup , and keeps your clients and their clients safe
  3. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    I used to plow parking lots for a fast food franchise. They had a 2" trigger and no salt required. They salted their sidewalks themselves. Well, to make a long story short, they had a slip and fall the day after we plowed it. They tried to blame us for the incident. Now I was just the sub. for a business, and he did have all the necessary insurance, but he told them to take a walk. It was clearly stated in the contract that they signed that they did NOT require us to provide salting/anti-icing. It ended going on their insurance and costing them A LOT of money, but they still refused to sing an anti-ice contract. Moral of the story, always have the necessary insurance "just in case", and make sure your clients understand the contract they are signing. Why anyone would sacrifice a couple thousand in salting for tens-of-thousands possibly more with just one claim is beyond me, some folks just don't get it :rolleyes:
  4. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I would have said "it's slicker than you thought it was, isn't it?"
    Just kidding.:D :angel:
  5. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    I'm sorry someone got hurt, but that would have been a good one for the mopnday morning quarterback commercial.