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Verified Statement of Claim for Lost or Damaged Goods

We are sorry you have found it necessary to report a claim. Roadway Vanlines attempts to settle all claims in an equitable and timely manner. We appreciate your cooperation in filling out the form. Upon receipt of the form, a file will be established and assigned to an adjuster. You should receive a letter within 3 weeks of receipt of the claim form in acknowledgment.

General Instructions: 

A. Please retain the damaged articles, including shipping cartons. These items must be available for inspection.

B. Time limit for filing claim is 9 months from date of delivery or conversion to permanent storage. The 9-month claim filing period does not apply to government, military and some national account contracts. Contact your booking agent, transportation management office or move coordinator for specific claim filing information.

C. Please have shipping documents available at time of inspection.

D. Transportation charges must be paid prior to claim settlement.

You signed for your valuation decision on move day on the bill of lading. An example of the difference between the two valuation options are: if a 10 lb chair were to sustain damage during the relocation process, coverage would be applied as follows: Option 1: Road Way Van Lines would be obligated to repair, replace, or provide an appropriate cash settlement after application of the deductible. Option 2: Road Way Van Lines would be liable up to $6.00 (60 cents x 10lbs). *Note: option 2 is $1/lb. only in the state of New Jersey. Regardless of any previous written or oral communications, you must include on this form all articles that you claim are either lost or damaged as well as any documents that would support your claim in order to receive compensatory consideration. Do not destroy, repair or dispose of any claimed item until full settlement has been completed.

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The undersigned does hereby swear or affirm that all entries made in this Statement of Claim and contained in the attached supporting documentation are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and constitute my complete and entire claim growing out of or in any way connected with the transportation or storage of my possessions. The undersigned does further swear or affirm that there have been no material facts relative to this claim that have either been withheld or misrepresented. The undersigned does hereby agree that if it is determined by Road Way Van Lines, that any of the above information or supporting documentation is false, or that material facts have been withheld, then this shall justify the denial of my claim by Road Way Van Lines.
In making this claim, you must be prepared to justify the value you have placed on the lost or damaged articles. Remit any documents which would be required in support of your claim. This form must be signed by the claimant who is the owner of all items claimed to be lost or damaged.

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