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PET INSURANCE

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We received a pet insurance claim today for reimbursement for surgery. Apparently a young male German Shepard ate almost an entire Lego set and the owners did not realize it until the dog law was in the back yard attempting to poop and began crying as the Legos were painful upon exit.

There were several Lego pieces stuck in his stomach and in the intestines. Claim Approved.

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Drunk on a TRAIN

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We received a claim for a slip and fall on a commuter train. There was apparently a spill and the claimant was gong to the rest room and slipped and fell hitting multiple body parts on seats and hitting her head hard on the floor after her fall to the ground.

After our investigation we discovered the claimant was very intoxicated and SHE was the person that was coming back from the BAR and spilled her entire 12 ounce cup of beer. Even though she was very inebriated she immediately reported the spill to the Train staff. And she warned other passengers of the wet floor as they walked past her. However, the Train staff did not come and clean up the Spill for 30 minutes.

The claimant had to use the restroom and apparently forgot about the spill and she took a major tumble on her own spill.

We can prove she was very intoxicated which would show some contributory negligence but, our insured was actually MORE negligent as they did not clean up the spill for more than 30 minutes and were told by several passengers and the claimant of the spill. Ugghhh the life of a claims examiner.

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TRUCK VS HORSE

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One of our insureds called to report an accident of truck versus horse. She was driving down a highway outside of town when a horse ran right in front of her car. She had no time to slow down and the impact was violent. She took pictures at the scene and sent them to me for review. It was so strange the horse was split into 2 pieces almost like it was a surgical cut. The hind legs and butt were laying in the road with guts spilled all over, and the 2 front legs were about 20 yards from the back end. Wish I could post pictures.

This will be an accepted Comprehensive claim.

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UNIFORMS ARE MAKING AIRLINE EMPLOYEES SICK

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Back in September, a major airlines celebrated the finalization of its merger with with another airlines by debuting updated uniforms for 70,000 of its employees, including pilots, flight attendants and customer service representatives.

However, more than 3,000 flight attendants and 200 pilots have filed reports complaining that the uniforms have caused hives, rashes and breathing problems.

In some cases, employees have reported reactions so severe that they required medical attention. One claimant filed a claim and stated that his eyes swelled shut and he was admitted to the ER after suffering a reaction to the clothing.

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Airline Outrage

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An Australian man has filed a lawsuit against an International Airlines for seating him next to two plump passengers on a 14-hour flight, an ordeal he claims left him with permanent injuries. He is seeking more than $100,000.00 in damages.

He alleges the airline refused to allow him to change seats, leaving him “crouching, kneeling, bracing or standing” for much of the flight from Sydney to Los Angeles.

In his recorded statement he advised “I don’t hold any malice towards the people in the seats next to me. They paid for a ticket too. When I complained the airline could have put me in a crew seat or moved people around but they did nothing.

He has now retained an attorney and his attorney advised that the basis of this lawsuit hopefully, opens the door to potentially a large amount of cases against airlines and how they’ve designed their seating and how they seat passengers.

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Drunk on a TRAIN

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We received a claim for a slip and fall on a commuter train. There was apparently a spill and the claimant was gong to the rest room and slipped and fell hitting multiple body parts on seats and hitting her head hard on the floor after her fall to the ground.

After our investigation we discovered the claimant was very intoxicated and SHE was the person that was coming back from the BAR and spilled her entire 12 ounce cup of beer. Even though she was very inebriated she immediately reported the spill to the Train staff. And she warned other passengers of the wet floor as they walked past her. However, the Train staff did not come and clean up the Spill for 30 minutes.

The claimant had to use the restroom and apparently forgot about the spill and she took a major tumble on her own spill.

We can prove she was very intoxicated which would show some contributory negligence but, our insured was actually MORE negligent as they did not clean up the spill for more than 30 minutes and were told by several passengers and the claimant of the spill. Ugghhh the life of a claims examiner.

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HOT DOG DEATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Today we received a death claim for a contestant that died while participating in a HOT DOG eating contest. She ingested 18 hot dogs in three minutes and lost the contest by a long shot.

She was feeling sick as the event ended and went back to her hotel room and died in the hotel bed.

She signed a waiver for our client but it will more than likely not hold up in court. We will likely attempt to settle for a nominal amount and go up higher if needed as she was not married and did not have any children that were dependents. We do not want to take this case to court.

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GOAT RAMS A DODGE RAM TRUCK

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Today we received a comprehensive claim for a client that went to visit a friend in a rural area. Her truck was parked in the driveway. While she was inside visiting she heard several loud bangs and crashes. When they looked out side they saw down the long driveway a goat was ramming into the side of her truck. Apparently it could see it’s image in the reflection of the sun in the side panel of the truck.

When I took her recorded statement I had to laugh as she said a goat rammed her truck. I then asked what type of make and model was her truck and she said it was a DODGE RAM truck. I guess they were not named for ramming as it did quite amount of damage to the truck.

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