Category Archives: Claims & Things

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Man sets his house ablaze and then paints “My wife is a cheater” on exterior

By The Denver Post

Fire crews in Arvada responding to reports of an explosion early Tuesday morning arrived to find a home engulfed in flames and the phrase “My wife is a cheater” scrawled across its exterior.

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Drunk Secret Service Agents crashed government car into White House barrier

By The Washington Post

The Obama administration is investigating allegations that two senior Secret Service agents, including a top member of the president’s protective detail, drove a government car into White House security barricades

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Tylenol admits to selling contaminated liquid medicine

By Time Inc.

The maker of Tylenol pleaded guilty in a Federal Court on Tuesday to selling liquid medicine contaminated with metal.

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Two American tourists are arrested after carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum

By The Guardian

Tourists are once again getting into trouble in Italy, with two American women caught carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum.

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Suge Knight thinks this video is going to prove his innocence

By TMZ

Suge Knight is elated … video of his fatal hit and run proves he’s an innocent man.

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Mother lit cigarette next to oxygen tank that exploded killing her and wheelchair bound son

By ABC 7

Two people were killed and two others injured after an Altadena home caught fire Saturday night.

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Gym cancels membership of woman who complained about transgender woman using locker room

By M Live

A Midland County woman’s gym membership was canceled after she refused to stop telling fellow gym members “a man” was using the woman’s locker room.

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Insurance company cancels homeowner’s policy because she DIDN’T file a claim

By WFTV

Action 9 found a Melbourne family’s homeowners policy was canceled because of a water damage claim they never filed.

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Court rules: Man cannot sue Applebee’s after being burned while praying over fajitas

By The Huffington Post

A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.

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Truck carrying $4 million worth of gold was robbed by gunpoint on I-95

By WNCN

The FBI and the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said an estimated $4 million worth of gold was reported stolen during an armed robbery on Interstate 95 over the weekend.

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Family’s $3.5 million mansion firebombed in suspected hate crime

By The Grio

Early Wednesday morning, the $3.5 million home of Ronald and Malissia Clinton was firebombed.

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Does my homeowners insurance cover damage from a storm?

By KCRA

Insurance experts say don’t assume that homeowners’ insurance policies will automatically cover any and all storm damage.

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Charter School bus that caused crashed had no insurance

By Kens5.com

A charter school bus carrying 13 students that caused a crash in south San Antonio December 1 had no insurance and lacked a valid inspection, according to police records compiled by the KENS 5 I-Team.

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Will my homeowners insurance policy cover my Marijuana?

By Nerd Wallet

If your marijuana is damaged in a fire, lost in a robbery, or otherwise destroyed, will it be covered under your homeowners insurance? The drug is legal for recreational or medicinal purposes in half of the country, but the insurance industry is still figuring out how to approach marijuana claims.

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Am I covered if I get into an accident after the state declares an emergency due to heavy snow fall?

By Yolanda Spivey

Recently, a client of mine emailed me the following question: Am I covered if I get into an accident after the state declares an emergency due to heavy snow fall?

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Fraud committed by doctors is the reason why you’re paying too much for car insurance

By King5.com

You are overpaying for car insurance.

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Robbers with machine guns storm NYC jewelry store- Take $2 million in gems and watches

By The New York Post

A gunman stormed into a jewelry shop in the heart of the Diamond District on Tuesday and pistol-whipped the owner’s dad before making off with $2 million in gems and watches, police and witnesses said.

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Laundry detergent pods are poisoning young children

By USA Today

A laundry product designed for convenience has quickly turned into a serious and common hazard for small children, says a report on the dangers of liquid laundry detergent packets.

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Nicki Minaj destroys ex-boyfriend’s Benz

By TMZ

Now we know why Nicki Minaj and her longtime boyfriend broke up … one of them was on the verge of going to jail after she smashed the windows of his Mercedes with a baseball bat.

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Unemployment rate drops to 5.8%

By USA Today

The resurgent labor market kept chugging in October as employers added 214,000 jobs but wage growth remained sluggish, the Labor Department said Friday.