EVEN MORE UNUSUAL INSURANCE CLAIMS
Added on: 27th Apr 2015
WHERE DID THE SNOW GO?
A British woman that bought new skis to go skiing in the Alps decided
to try collecting on them after she arrived and realized there was no snow.
The insurance company refused citing her lack of foresight.
A woman in Sri Lanka was knocked out cold by a falling coconut as
she sat reading under a palm tree. Apparently this incident isn$B!G(Bt
uncommon and apparently ever year about 150 people are killed by
falling coconuts. The insurance company paid in full.
A man on an Alaskan cruise apparently lost his dentures overboard
as he was surveying the ocean. He filed a lost baggage claim with
the insurance company but was denied.
The children of a couple on vacation in Italy ended up burying their
parent$B!G(Bs camera in the sand. Fortunately the insurance company
didn$B!G(Bt bury their claim.
A TITANIC CLAIM
A couple made a claim on their camera after they lost it over the side
of cruise ship trying to film themselves recreating that scene in Titanic.
A claim was filed by a Virginia man stating that his windshield was
head butted by an angry deer on his way to work.
Unfortunately evidence was lacking.
THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS
Since the Great Depression of the 1930$B!l(Bs, the recent global financial crisis
was by far the most financially devastating. It led to insurance
companies dishing out over 65 billion pounds.
A GOOSE AND A DIAMOND
A Texas woman filed a claim on her diamond ring after her goose
swallowed it. Apparently she had spent several weeks sifting
through goose poop without any luck. The insurance company refused
to pay but did suggest dissection. The woman$B!G(Bs tough choice was
made for her when the goose flew away.