If you’ve ever submitted a
truck insurance claim – then got grilled by the insurer over every detail, it
may have seemed insulting.
But the insurance companies say they’ve learned the hard
Take the case of an
independent, long-haul trucker out of Weatherford, TX. He’s just been sentenced
to 15 years in prison for setting fire to at least 13 tractors during an
Prosecutors say Randall Orff always had personal or company
insurance coverage. They say he would usually start a fire in the tractor – making it appear that an electrical problem caused the blaze.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms reports that the
losses caused by the fires totaled more than $300,000.