Tail-Wags Helmet Covers Blog — Insurance
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Helmets are now a mandatory prerequisite for anyone purchasing an Essential Travel Winter Sports Policy (part of the Thomas Cook group). Key to the Essential Travel’s “Use Your Head” campaign, this U.K. based company is ensuring its customers wear safety helmets by writing this stipulation in to their travel insurance policies. According to the company, there has been an increase in the percentage of insurance claims on the winter sports packages for head injuries and they’d like to reverse that trend. Furthermore, to show their commitment to raising helmet safety awareness, Essential Travel is donating £1 (from the cost of...
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Although I'd love to laugh, the following makes me want to cry. In the U.S., lawsuits have become a way of life and, in response, all professionals, businesses, drivers and homeowners have to buy expensive insurance to protect themselves just in case they are sued (rightly or wrongly). Here's a sampling of some of the most ridiculous lawsuits in the U.S.: Kathleen Robertson of Austin, Texas was awarded $80,000 by a jury of her peers after breaking her ankle tripping over a toddler who was running inside a furniture store. The store owners were understandably surprised by the verdict, considering...