Movie insurer makes a difference to the safety of film sets

These days, when movies are made, most will take out coverage policies to make sure that they will be insured against various types of disasters that can strike the production, such as the destruction of the set or an injury to the star. Often, the risk consultants for the insurance companies will help to make decisions regarding the way that the film will be made, in order to ensure a lower chance that a claim will need to be made. In the case of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”,…

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A Christmas tale from an insurance point of view

We found this and couldn’t resist…so in the spirt, please enjoy a Christmas tale from the insurance side of life! ‘Twas the night before Christmas (12:01 a.m. 12/25) and all through the house (single family, joisted masonry, e.c.3, terr. 44, pc5), not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (thorough pride of ownership and excellent maintenance). The (flame-retardant) stockings were hung by the (contractor-installed) chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there (in spite of deadbolt locks and central station alarm system). The children (ages…

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From Breasts to legs, celebrities are taking out insurance coverage on their bodies

Holly Madison

Reality star Holly Madison has purchased a $1 million insurance policy with Lloyd’s of London to provide coverage on her breasts. The 31year-old Madison stated that she took out this protection in order to provide greater security to herself and the other Peepshow participants. She explained that she’d discovered that other celebrities have been taking out insurance on their body parts, and she decided “why not?, because if anything happened to my boobs, I’d be out for a few months and I’d probably be out a million dollars.” The Las…

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