March 23, 2021


how getting an insurance payout can be a full-time job

As thousands of homes remain underwater in what appears to be yet another historic flood event in New South Wales, insurance companies are being inundated with calls from worried customers. The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that Insurance Council of Australia has declared an insurance catastrophe following more than 5,000 claims over the weekend.

Flood is the most expensive natural disaster for insurers, and it’s getting worse. The outcome is bad news all round for people living in flood-prone areas (which is, well, a lot of people).

The concurrence of increasing urban development in floodplains, and more intense

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Players 2021: Here’s the prize money payout for each golfer at TPC Sawgrass | Golf News and Tour Information

When Justin Thomas shot a final-round 68 at TPC Sawgrass Sunday to win the Players Championship, he was surely thinking only about the prestige that comes from emerging as the last man standing against the strongest field in golf. Pulling out the victory, his 14th PGA Tour title, to go with the PGA Championship he won in 2017, cements Thomas as one of the best players of his generation at just 27 years old.

It also earned him the single biggest payday of his impressive career.

The Players Championship previously had laid claim to offering the most lucrative overall purse

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Calif. man accused of killing sons for insurance payout gets 212 years on fraud charges

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A California man accused of killing his two disable sons in an insurance scheme was sentenced to 212 years in prison on federal fraud charges.

In April of 2015, Ali Elmezayen drove a car off a pier at the port of Los Angeles. He swam out of the car quickly and reportedly left his ex-wife and two of their sons inside the vehicle to die.

His alleged intention was to collect money from accidental death insurance policies.

“it is extremely troubling to see someone be so cold-hearted and cold-blooded to try and murder his family members,”

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Ali F. Elmezayen sentenced to 212 years in prison for drowning his sons for insurance payout

Elmezayen told police the crash was a tragic accident, and local authorities declined to prosecute him, but federal officials took up the case and eventually charged him with plotting the deaths in a scheme for the insurance payouts.

Elmezayen, 45, was found guilty of wire fraud and other charges in 2019 and on Thursday, a federal judge sentenced him to 212 years — the maximum term possible. Although he wasn’t charged with murder, as prosecutors said they lacked the evidence to win a conviction, the judge excoriated him at the sentencing as a ruthless killer who spent years planning out

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Here’s the prize money payout for each golfer at the 2021 WGC-Workday Championship | Golf News and Tour Information

New name, new course, same lucrative payday. Since their inception in the late 1990s, the World Golf Championships have accomplished the goal of bringing the game’s best players together on a regular basis. And they’ve done it, in part, by making it attractive for them to do so.

The 72 golfers competing at this week’s WGC-Workday Championship (the event’s fifth different title), held in 2021 at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. (it’s eighth different venue), were eyeing an overall prize money payout of $10.5 million. Sunday’s winner, Collin Morikawa, earned $1.82 million.

Yes, PGA Tour pros play for

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Daytona 500 purse, payout breakdown: How much prize money will the winner make in 2021?

The winner of Sunday’s Daytona 500 will not only walk away with bragging rights as the top finisher of the NASCAR Cup Series season opener, but also a nice chunk of change.

How much money will that driver make? Well, that’s a bit of a mystery.

Back in 2016, NASCAR changed its policy and stopped disclosing racers’ earnings in Cup Series box scores because of its charter system. The move frustrated fans in part because it eliminated interesting conversations about total winnings and made driver comparisons more difficult.

Last year, though, NASCAR peeled back the curtain ahead of the Daytona

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