A few weeks ago I received a check for a considerable sum of money. It
wasn't from a company that I recognized and there was nothing within to
indicate what it might be for, I assumed it had something to do with the
sale of Condo Conner
. I of course
deposited the check and forgot all about it.
Found out that my car insurance was cancelled (and today was the last day of
coverage) and that the check I received some weeks ago was the balance
remaining on my now cancelled insurance. In talking with my insurance agent
it turns out my account was cancelled because of a speeding ticket I
received in April of 2001.
Which, if you do the math, is over one and a half years ago!
Seems they took exception to a speeding ticket at 18 miles per hour over the
posted limit over one and a half years ago with no tickets since
and felt they no longer needed my business.
I'll skip the rants about the racket known as “insurance.”
Now, last week I received in the mail (postal mail, not e-mail) notification
that I am potential “Settlement Class member” of a class action suit
against my previous car insurance company and that if I elect to participate
and that insurance company loses the suit, I get back $10 per six-month
policy period (which for me, would mean a whopping $20—woo hoo).
Guess who's the only insurance company that gave me a quote?
The universe has a bizarre sense of humor.
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