Please read the following information carefully. One of the two options must be chosen before the movers can start the move. 2 Brothers trains their movers to take all precautions in preparing and moving your belongings.
OPTION 1: State Mandated Minimum (Maximum Liability limited to $0.60 per pound, per article) Summary of coverage: If any article (unless otherwise identified on the Liability Conditions) is damaged while in our custody, the above entity is liable for the paying $0.60 per pound of the total weight of the damaged item. Example: Item weighing 100 lbs is damaged and at a valuation of $0.60 per pound, a total of $60 is applied towards the repair or replacement of that item. OPTION 2: Repair/Replacement Value (Maximum Liability limited to $1.00-$5.00 per pound, per article) Summary of coverage: If any article (unless otherwise identified on the Liability Conditions) is damaged while in our custody, based on the declared value chosen below and total weight of items, the above entity is liable for the following: 1) Repair or replacement of the article to like condition, up to the coverage amount based on the declared value and total weight of the items to be moved. 2) Customer is paid the total coverage amount based on the declared value chosen and total weight of the items. Example: An item weighing 100 lbs is damaged and at a valuation of $5 per pound, a total of $500 is applied towards the repair or replacement of that item.
Choose your declared Valuation below: Cost Suggestion Goods Valued at Max Liability $49 Avg. 1 Bedroom Apt . $11,000 ($1 per lb./per item) $99 Avg. 2 Bedroom Apt. $19,500 ($2 per lb./per item) $149 Avg. 2 Bedroom House $25,000 ($3 per lb./per item) $199 Avg. 3-4 Bedroom House $43,000 ($4 per lb./per item) $249 Avg. 4-5 Bedroom House $50,000 ($5 per lb./per item)
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LIABILITY OF THE MOVER: (A) Notwithstanding the value declared, the Mover's liability shall not exceed 60 cents per pound per article for any of the following: i) In the event of injury or damage to any fragile articles (articles susceptible to breakage or crushing), the Mover shall be liable only in the amount of 60 cents per pound per article, unless such articles are both packed and unpacked by its employees, and subject to the further condition that such injury or damage is caused by the Mover; ii) The Mover may, at Its sole discretion, refuse to carry any items, including, but not limited to currency, money, bullion, notes, securities, precious stones, species, silverware, jewelry, watches, pearls, furs, documents, stamps, accounts bills, Deeds, evidences of debt, letters, manuscripts, mechanical drawings, blueprints, records, or other valuable papers, or any article of extraordinary value (items valued In excess of $100 per pound), and shall only carry such articles when specifically declared in writing, and the additional valuation charges are paid by the Shipper. In the event of a claim related to any such undeclared articles, the Mover shall not be liable for an amount in excess of 60 cents per pound per article, for any reason whatsoever. iii) The Mover shall not be charged with the knowledge of the contents of containers or drawers, or condition thereof, which the shipper packed, prepared, scaled, or refuses to open to allow the Mover to inspect, and the Mover shall be liable only in the amount of 60 cents per pound per article for damage, injury, or loss to such containers or the contents thereof; iv) The Mover's liability shall not exceed 60 cents per pound per article for the mechanical or electrical malfunction of any articles such as, but not limited to computers and computer equipment, pianos, stereos, television sets, barometers, exercise equipment, refrigerators, washers, dryers, phonographs, clocks, air conditioners, whether or not such articles are packed or unpacked by the Mover. (B) The Mover has the right, shall be immediately notified of, and given an opportunity to inspect all claims for damage, including any concealed and/or external damage to the items and original packing materials. (C) The Mover's liability with regard to sets or matched pieces shall be limited to repair or replacement, whichever is less, of the lost or damaged pieces only, and shall not extend to repair, replacement, or recovering the entire set, but in no event to exceed the released or declared va!ue as indicated. (D) The Mover shall not be liable for loss or damage caused after the property has been delivered to or receipted for by the consignee or Shipper or the authorized agent of either. (E) Where the Mover is directed to load property from (or render any services at) a place or places at which the Shipper or its agents is not present, the property shall be at the risk of the Shipper before loading. (F) Mover will not be liable for the following: i) To the extent not caused or aggravated by the Mover, any loss or damage by ordinary wear and tear, leakage, mold, mildew, termites, rodents, vermin, moths, and other insects, rust, tarnish, oxidation, fumigation, heat, change in temperature, or other atmospheric conditions. ii) Any loss or damage caused by natural deterioration, inherent vice or defect of the property, or loss, damage, or delay contributed to or caused by acts or omissions of the Shipper, or by acts of war, terrorism, insurrection, nuclear explosion or contamination, strikes, labor disturbances, fire, riots, or by any acts of God or any cause beyond the Mover's control. iii) P.B.O. Containers: Contents of any container "Packed by Owner" and not packed by the carrier unless external damage or other evidence of mishandling is noted at time of delivery iv) Partlcle/Pressboard Furniture:The carrier Is not responsible for any damage to assembled press wood or particle board furniture. v) Labor Only: 2 Brothers Moving is only hired to load or unload a rental truck/pod/crate or storage unit, and will not be liable for any damages which may occur in transporting belongings or after belongings are in our care, custody and control. 2 Brothers Moving is only responsible for belongings while loading, transporting (in our truck) or unloading. It is the client's responsibility to provide proper padding and/or tie downs to protect their goods. 2 Brothers Moving is released of all liability after loading or prior to unloading a rental truck/pod/crate or storage unit. vi) Damage to driveways, adjacent landscaping, sprinkler systems, water mains, or utlllty llnes: If you do not want to risk damage to your driveway, adjacent landscaping, sprinkler system, water main, or utility lines, we can park our service vehicles on the closest available street. However, this may increase the time It takes to complete your move, which may increase the price of your move. vii) Breakables: Unpackaged items of a fragile or breakable nature, including but not limited to the following: naked glass of any type, lamps, pictures, mirrors, marble, granite, and artwork of any type. These items will be covered if the carrier packs them in the recommended container. (G) Where the shipment has been released to the Mover at a value not exceeding 60 cents per pound per article as per declaration of value on the face hereof, it is agreed that said property be moved, packed, shipped, forwarded, or otherwise handled with the Mover's liability limited to 60 cents per pound per article. All of the liability in excess of 60 cents per pound per article is solely the Shipper's responsibility with respect to any damage, loss, or delay for any reason whatsoever. (H) Where the shipment has been released to the Mover at a value in excess of 60 cents per pound per article as per declaration of value on the face hereof, and In consideration of the additional charge for such value scheduled thereon, it is agreed that the Mover's liability shall not exceed the cost of repairing or replacing the property lost or damaged with materials of like kind and quality, whichever is less, not exceeding the actual cash value of the property at the time and place of loss, with due allowance for depreciation or deterioration however caused, but in no event shall the Mover's liability for all loss and damage to the shippers property exceed the value declared by the Shipper, on the face hereof. 2. TERMS OF PAYMENT: The Payments for services and other charges indicated on the Estimate/Order for Service and any Addendum's executed in the course of the move are due and payable before the Mover relinquishes possession of your household goods. Charges for any unforeseen and unestimated services or materials required in the course of the move are due and payable upon presentation of invoice. If any charges are not paid when due, interest at the maximum rate allowable by the state law will be charged on all such unpaid balances. Where the Shipper's move Is billed to an employer or a party other than the Shipper, the Shipper is liable for all Mover charges if that employer or other party fails to make payment as promised. It is agreed between the Mover and the Shipper that a deposit for services to be rendered as specified on the face of this contract will be treated as liquidated damages and retained by the Mover in the event that the Shipper cancels or breached this Contract for any reason. 3. OWNERSHIP OF GOODS: The Shipper has represented and warranted to the Mover that the Shipper has a lawful possession of, legal right, and authority to tender alI of the property here-in described, and that there are and will be no leins, mortgages, or encumbrances on said property superior or adverse to the legal right and authority of the Shipper to contract for services. If there be any claims or litigation concerning the property, the Shipper agrees to pay all storage and other charges, and agrees to indemnify the Mover for all costs, expenses, and attorney's fees that the Mover may reasonably incur or become liable to pay in connection therewith. The Mover shall have a lien on said property for all charges and for such costs and expenses. 4. CLAIM FILING /TIME LIMIT/ COMPLAINT PROCEDURES: The Mover shall not be liable for the loss or damage to the goods tendered hereunder, or any part thereof, unless a claim is made in writing to the address of the Mover listed on the front of this Contract and filed with the Mover within seven (7) days or by calling 701-590-1250. The office business hours (9am - 4pm) Monday-Friday. For information on claims status, or to report a complaint, call our office. No claim will be honored until full payment for services has been made. No Suit may be instituted by the Shipper against the Mover to recover for claimed loss or damage unless such action is commenced within twelve months after the date of delivery to the Mover or demand thereof is refused. 5. HARMFUL ITEMS: Any party, directly or indirectly, tendering to the Mover any explosives or flammable or dangerous goods, shall be liable for all loss or damage caused by such goods arid such goods may be destroyed without compensation. 7. ENTIRE AGREEMENT-SEVERABILITY: The agreement represents the entire Contract between the parties hereto and cannot be modified except in writing, signed by the Shipper and an officer of the Mover, and it shall be deemed to apply to all property of any nature or description which the Mover may now or at any time in the future pack or ship for the Shipper's account. If any paragraph or portion thereof is found to be unenforceable for any reason, it shall not affect the remainder of this Contract, then said Contract shall be fully enforceable and all govern the rights and responsibilities of the parties
If you have any questions please contact our moving consultant. 701-590-1250