Uninsured Americans forced to queue at 5am for free healthcare treatment at outdoor pop-up clinics

Anthony Marino, 54, reached into his car trunk to show a pair of needle-nosed pliers like the ones he used to yank out a rotting tooth. Shirley Akers, 58, clutched a list of 20 medications she takes, before settling down to a sleepless night in the cab of a pickup truck. Robin Neal, 40, tried…

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Electric cars are almost 50% more expensive to insure

According to new research from comparethemarket.com, drivers choosing to ‘go green’ by opting for an electric car are having to pay 45% more to insure their vehicle than the average motorist. While the average car insurance premium stands at around £740, in comparison, it costs almost £1,070, on average, to insure an electric vehicle.  As…

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Disruptive Investment Group adds travel insurance offering to holiday websites

Disruptive Investment Group (ASX: DVI), formally Allied Consolidated (ASX: ABQ) has signed an agreement with The Hollard Insurance Company to cross-sell Hollard’s travel insurance products from DVI’s travel websites. Hollard is a global company with over 7.2 million policy holders and $2.2 billion in Gross Written Premium. The proposed arrangement will provide Disruptive with a white…

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Usher’s herpes problems keep getting worse: Singer’s insurance firm does not want to pay possible claims

Three victims have allegedly sued Usher for not informing them of his diagnosis before they indulged in sexual activities. As if getting an STD is not bad enough, Usher has to face a series of lawsuits from his sexual partners who claim to have contracted herpes from him. Now, it looks like his choice to…

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