I know you all hate lawyers, but really, you should hate insurance companies...

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  1. Mlaw

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    The latest legal drama in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings is unfolding in federal court, and it doesn’t concern the suspect or his friends — this fight is over insurance.

    Sir Speedy Printing, a Boylston Street business that closed for two weeks after the attack, is asking its insurance company to make good on its terrorism policy. Federal law and an alleged contractual ambiguity, however, has the insurance company — Public Service Mutual — telling the aggrieved business it’s out of luck.

    In response, the printing business has taken its claim to court.

    Sir Speedy is asking that Public Service Mutual pay out $940,000 for revenue it lost during the months after the attack. The insurance company, however, said the attack was never certified as an “act of terrorism†by the secretary of treasury, secretary of state and the attorney general, and it does not have to pay.


    http://bostonherald.com/business/bu...insurer_denying_boston_marathon_bombing_claim
     
  2. Mlaw

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    FYI--None of the money raised for "The One Fund" was used for business losses.
     
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    Insurance companies should be non-profit.
     
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    Hi Mlaw
     
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    Why does an insurance company own baseball stadiums?
     
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    Not the first act of domestic terror to not be labeled as such by Our Dear Leader...
     
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    tell me more :coffee:
     
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    hello my dear
     
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    I'm curious if other policies paid out
     
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    [video=youtube;bW7Op86ox9g]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7Op86ox9g[/video]
     
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    i love lawyers.
     
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    Just not the same without the dramatic hamster
     
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    $940,000 for two weeks of work?
    :jerk:
     
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    So they should leave it up to the policy holder to determine the act of terror? I think not.
     
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    Danas Boyfrien Mediocre Negro Gold

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    I hate lawyers, insurance companies, hipsters, and mexicans.
     
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    How are you
     
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    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

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    When shit hits the fan a lawyer looks like an angel from heaven.
     
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    I hate insurance companies. I'd hate to try and figure out how much money I've paid them over the years yet they still find a way to make me pay for stuff.

    Car insurance is the worst. I've been paying for 35 years and never filed a single claim. They should give me a year free or some shit like that.
     
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    "send Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    the shit has hit the fan."



    i don't hear anyone writing songs about insurance companies.