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Month: August 2018

Importance of Tow Control: 5 Powerful Trucks For Improved Heavy Lifting
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Importance of Tow Control: 5 Powerful Trucks For Improved Heavy Lifting

A truck hauling a dump trailer in Portland, Maine, lost control and crashed into a house. According to The Press Herald, the vehicle lost control of its tow after another pickup truck was driving into the oncoming lane. An investigation by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office determined that Anthony Ganem, 53, of Raymond, was hauling a dump trailer when he swerved to avoid an oncoming red pickup truck. Ganem suffered minor injuries and the side of the home was completely destroyed, though no injuries were reported from inside the property. Ganem stated that he believed the driver was distracted by a cell phone. The driver of the red pickup fled the scene and the case remains under investigation. Up to 500,000 reefer trailers are currently in operation in the United St...
Fraudulent Slip-And-Fall Cases: More Common Than You’d Think
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Fraudulent Slip-And-Fall Cases: More Common Than You’d Think

Slip and fall accidents are surprisingly common. The resulting damage that is done, from back injuries to head injuries, can cause a wide array of problems and can end up leading to a constantly growing pile of medical bills. However, the money made from slip and fall insurance claims in an effort to pay for those medical bills makes it a large target for fraud, and in both directions. The more common of the two involves people setting up slip and fall accidents to make some quick cash out of the insurance payout. The model is simple: someone finds the right spot to stage an accident where a certain building or company will be held responsible, and then they "fall." They fake a few injuries that supposedly cost a lot of money to maintain and correct, and collect when the company settl...
Is There a Moon-Posal in Your Future? This French Company Hopes So
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Is There a Moon-Posal in Your Future? This French Company Hopes So

You know what they say: "when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore." But ApoteoSurprise Agency is putting a French twist on this romantic sentiment -- and they're hoping you might have enough money to get down on one knee while you're up in space. The agency, which already specializes in elaborate proposal plans, is offering couples the chance to fly to the moon for the purpose of getting engaged. According to ApoteoSurprise, participants will have to undergo medical exams and physical assessments, as well as a three-month training course conducted by aerospace experts, before they go into orbit. And then, of course, there's the hefty price tag. For the price of a sensible $145 million, you and your beloved will be able to embark on a week-long trip into outer sp...