UNUSUAL INSURANCE CLAIMS
Added on: 27th Dec 2014
A couple vacationing in southern France filed an
insurance claim for the paint on their car after it got licked
off by a herd of cows.
ISABEL PARKER’S SLIP AND FALL
For 7 years between 1993 and 2000 Isabel Parker pretended
to slip and fall in various locations. After doing it nearly 49 times
she filed insurance claims worth nearly a millions dollars.
Unfortunately for her the insurance company didn’t fall for it.
MARC THOMPSON’S ARSON
Marc Thompson burned down his house while his 90 year old mother
was inside in order to collect $730,000 of insurance. He is now
serving 190 years behind bars.
While vacationing in Malasia a couple had their clothes stolen and
scattered around the jungle by a thieving band of monkeys.
The insurance company agreed to cover their losses.
BROKEN NOSE, BROKEN PRIDE
A British tourist in Athens ended up running into a bus shelter
after supposedly being distracted by a group of females. In spite of
his embarrassing mistake the insurance company still covered
the hospital bill.
DON’T SLEEP AND DRIVE
Fortis insurance paid out a whopping $44 million when Gary Hart
fell asleep at the wheel and killed 10 people.
A family on vacation in England were in for a surprise when a parachutist
landed on their equipment destroying most of it. The insurance company
wouldn’t pay for the damages.
A SLIPPERY SLOPE
Snow sports aren’t exactly known for being safe. Maybe this is why
every winter insurers dish out over a $100 million.
A farmer in Minnesota filed a claim on his iPhone when he lost it in
the rear end of a cow when he was helping with calving in the
middle of the night.