Careful What You Post. Google Is Watching

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Old 03-29-09, 03:03 PM
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Careful What You Post. Google Is Watching

Every once in a while you see a post from a member who is determined not to follow code or have already created an unsafe conditions. I don't know if it has ever happened yet but I can easily imagine an insurance claims investigator Googeling for posts by a DIYer claimant. Don't know if the posts would ultimately be court admissible but could surely see them being used as an excuse to hold up a claim.

What do you think, likely or not?
 
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Old 03-29-09, 03:28 PM
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I don't think they would care that much..unless it was millions at stake. I would imagine they would look and document what they could prove..and thats about it.
 
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Old 03-29-09, 04:25 PM
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These forums are aimed at homeowners who DIY.
Generally homeowners are insured against stupidity.

We go out of our way to advise folks who try to DIY their commercial premises or rented homes to keep their hands off if they are working on something dangerous..
These would surely be liable if they messed up.
 
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Old 03-29-09, 05:11 PM
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And since our identities are not posted, the documents are worthless, since you can't cross examine a document.
 
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Old 03-29-09, 06:27 PM
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And since our identities are not posted, the documents are worthless, since you can't cross examine a document.
dont count on being anonymous

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Old 03-30-09, 05:22 AM
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Guess I shouldn't make any cracks about Obama firing the General Motors CEO; liable to get a visit from the FBI.
 
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