In the late 1600's, a metal plate was attached to a building to signify the fire insurance company would fight to extinguish it. Read about how the first fire insurance rose from the ashes of The Great Fire of London.
The National Fire Protection Association reports that fireworks start an average of 19,500 fires and $105,000,000 in direct property damage each year.
The Great Molasses Flood in 1919 was one of the strangest industrial disasters in history. It also influenced change to public policy and a new era of modern regulation.
Alien abduction insurance has been available in the U.S. since 1987 to cover you in the event that you can prove that you've been abducted by a non-human life form.
In Japan, golfers purchase hole-in-one insurance to cover the cost of the party, souvenirs and more in the event they ace a hole.
Insurance fraud costs insured individuals more than $40 billion per year. Slip-and-falls are a very common threat to businesses everywhere.
The coronavirus pandemic caused Wimbledon to cancel but luckily they've purchased insurance for this for 17 years!