Imagine you are at home, vehicle in the driveway, and someone rings the doorbell to inform you that they happened to notice that your windshield is dangerously in need of replacement – even when there isn’t apparent damage. So many folks are shocked and frightened at the safety issues implied by the apparently knowledgeable glass technician, that they hand over their auto insurance card, and sign off on the replacement.
Unfortunately, most of the windshield replacement “technicians” who perpetrate these types of scams are completely unqualified, and use substandard adhesives and cheap or used glass. They are blatantly victimizing car owners by removing their factory windshield (which is ideal for safety), and replacing it with an unsafe product. Not only are the insured being conned into defrauding their own insurance company – they are doing so to their own detriment. Continue reading
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