PAINT AT THE PUMP: Paint can still left in close proximity to fuel pump causes thousand of pounds in hurt


ENID, Okla. (KFOR) – Jeana Hurley is in a challenging location soon after a excursion to Love’s in Enid led to a journey to the body store.

“There was an older gentleman with a paint can, painting beside me at the pump I was at,” Jeana explained. “I received in my car, pulled forward and Boom – the yellow paint was in all places.”

A paint can had been left by the pump, in the roadway.

Jeana says her only warning appeared to be a piece of blue tape attached concerning the pump region and the paint can.

“Manager arrives out, they convey to me they have a electrical power washer they’re functioning on the facet of the constructing. Pull my vehicle more than there, they’ll see if they can spray it off truly fast,” she mentioned. “When I get back to my motor vehicle, I see the paint flapping in the wind from the electricity washer and he’s continuing to go.”

The ability clean just compounded the problems.

Jeana says the full episode remaining in depth harm, the two within and exterior the vehicle.

“Everywhere they electricity washed, it sort of shredded the rubber in between all my windows, went down to the paint, a lot a great deal of problems,” she stated. “Most of the expense is the trim function from the electricity washer.”

But Jeana suggests she’s obtained little like from Love’s.

“I identified as the risk management supervisor for Love’s,” she said. “He did not feel like they were being liable, and they wouldn’t be taking treatment of anything. And I was like, ‘Really?’”

In Your Corner has been contacting and emailing with Love’s for times.

A spokesperson with the enterprise sent the subsequent:

At Love’s, our goal is to get treatment of our buyers and this problem is no different. We’re currently doing the job with the consumer to provide payment associated to damages sustained to her car or truck.


Certain enough, late last week arrived an update from Jeana.

“I did hear from Love’s company, they arrived at out and enable me know they would like to pay for some of the damages,” said Jeana.

Jeana states the company is supplying $2,500 for her trim mend.

But her whole injury estimates array amongst $8,500 to approximately $12,000.

“Do I concur with their determination? No, I know I didn’t see the paint can, I know that little piece of tape wasn’t noticeable,” reported Jeana. “But I am grateful they are masking some of the expenditures.”

Jeana is a solitary mother of 3 from the Houston location. She tells KFOR she’s concerned about submitting a declare, leading to her insurance prices to increase.

As a outcome, she claims she may possibly have to trade her motor vehicle in and acquire the reduction.

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