Advertisements for auto and homeowners insurance have become ubiquitous, and their humor often ranges from irritating to clever. You can probably hear one in your head right now. That humor is apparently intended to be the spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down; valuable messages about insurance are sometimes conveyed subtly but effectively. As an insurance coverage lawyer, also known as a geek, I see how some of that information also can be useful in the business insurance context. … [Read more...] about Sing The Jingle: Four Tips Inspired By Insurance Ads
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Laverne, who will soon take over as host of Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, told her followers: "Mam called her car insurance people to say Dad had died, and they put her premium up by £200 a year because she is 'single' (and presumably a girl racer??) Merry Christmas!" … [Read more...] about BBC’s Lauren Laverne fuming as mum’s car insurance rockets by £200 when dad died because she’s now ‘single’
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As an editor of a publication, I get a lot of emails that don’t amount to much — mostly press releases. But every once in a while, there is a gem in a pile of useless information. Today, I found a gem. The following are the three most curious claims as reported by Mercury Insurance’s Special Investigations Unit: … [Read more...] about The 3 Most Curious Insurance Claims
Medina sued Flores and Pacific Bell. The trial court rejected vicarious liability claims against Pacific Bell, because the accident did not occur in the course and scope of Flores’s employment. Flores tendered the Medina action to her personal auto insurer, GEICO. GEICO declined to defend and indemnify Flores. Although the GEICO policy covered use of a “non-owned” vehicle, the coverage did not extend to non-owned vehicles “furnished for [Flores’s] regular use.” … [Read more...] about Auto Insurer Properly Denied Liability Coverage Where Insured Operated a “Non-Owned” Auto Furnished for Insured’s Regular Use