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  1. JeepCreepn01

    JeepCreepn01 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 331

    looks like someone pushed to much snow to the middle of the garage

  2. JeepCreepn01

    JeepCreepn01 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 331

  3. SuperDutyFisher

    SuperDutyFisher Member
    Messages: 58

    Where did that happen?
    Wouldn't want to be responsible for that:dizzy: Wonder what it was like down below:eek:
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I'm surprised they even let them stack it on the garage anyways. We had to push it all off each time it snowed.
  5. JeepCreepn01

    JeepCreepn01 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 331

    have no clue where it happened i just saw the pics today
  6. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    Good luck with that property damage claim through insurance. lol

    Nevermind how many cars (or people) got crushed.
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

  8. JeepCreepn01

    JeepCreepn01 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 331

  9. SnowPro93

    SnowPro93 Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    "thats what those gates on the edge are there for, there called no snow gates...you push the snow off the deck and pile it on the ground level."- i bet thats probably what the property manager said to the sub contractor
  10. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    thats a poor design you should see the mountains the township makes at a park around here
  11. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Insurance: "joe shmo insurance agency, this is joe speaking, how may i help you?"

    Plow company: "yes, i would like to make a claim"

    Insurance: "ok, please state the incident"

    Plow company: "yea....umm....we caused the mall parking garage to collapse"

  12. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    LMAO!!!:D :D So true So true. I dont think anyone carries a high enough GL for that kind of incident!!! Would hate to see the lawsuits!!!
  13. Plow Chaser

    Plow Chaser PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,708

    I'm no expert, but I have been involved with claims in the construction industry. Don't always think that the owner (mall/parking garage) is right. There are many factors to look at here. Sure there will be finger pointing up and down, but the details could get sticky. This could very well go in the contractor's favor. Did the parking garage provide load limits on the garage to the contractor? Did the contractor even request them? Was the garage adequately designed for snow loads? How detailed of an inspection was performed by the local officials? Clearly out of our hands and minds. But fun to analyze a bit.

    In my opinion, the contractor was nuts for piling all of that snow in the middle. Like mentioned, sure it's a pain in the butt to keep pushing it to the snow gates, but I'd rather take the time to do that than the time spent in litigation over this one.
  14. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    alright i take that back i didnt notice it was a garage parking...should have thrown it over the edge
  15. REAPER

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,230

    That is exactly how I have always seen it done as well.

    At O-Hare they have chutes for the bobcats to push to and trucks under the chute letting the snow just fall in to the beds.
  16. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    i guess the contractor just made his own chute, alittle big though. :)