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Understanding the #Liability of Your #Mover for Your Shipment of Household Goods

 

 There are two types of liability coverage under Federal Law: Full Value Protection which covers the full replacement value per item of your shipment and is often obtained from your mover for a fee; and Waiver of Full Value Protection … Continue reading

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#FMCSA Video to Protect #HHG Shippers Against Fraud

 

 The FMCSA publishes a video discussing household goods moving fraud and the importance of getting written estimates, knowing liability options, and educating yourself on your rights and responsibilities when you are moving household goods across state lines.  Educate yourself prior … Continue reading

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#Moving #Fraud Prevention Checklist

 

 The FMCSA has published a Moving Fraud Prevention Checklist.   The checklist is available in several languages.  We are posting the checklist in English, Traditional Chinese,  Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.  Additional languages are available from the ProtectYourMove.gov website.  Household goods … Continue reading

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Understanding the Liability Protection for Your Household Goods When They Are Transported Interstate

 

 The majority of interstate household goods moving companies are good, honest companies. However, there are a handful of companies that violate the law and give the industry a bad reputation, causing government to act and to regulate the industry more … Continue reading

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Moving Company Disputes

 

 If a moving company loses or damages household goods items during an interstate move, the shipper should file a claim with the moving company.  If the claim cannot be resolved to the satisfaction of the parties, then the shipper has … Continue reading

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