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What Happened After the Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge?

The idea behind acquiring insurance is that one party, the insurer, will guarantee payment for a future event that is unforeseeable. Meanwhile, another party, the insured or policyholder, pays the insurer a lower premium for that protection against an unknown future event. But did you know infrastructures can be insured as well? An insurance agent …

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Barbara Bagley

Why Did Barbara Bagley Try to Sue Herself?

When you sue someone, you initiate a legal proceeding against them. Usually, this is done to obtain monetary compensation from them because they have harmed you somehow. But did you know that a woman really tried to sue herself?  Barbara Bagley once sued herself for her husband’s wrongful death. The district court dismissed the suit …

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Why Does Shaquille O’Neal Still Support The General Insurance?

Shaquille O’Neal, better known as Shaq, is regarded as one of the best centers in basketball history. His outstanding performance earned him one season MVP in 2000 as well as three Most Valuable Player trophies in the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals. He became massively wealthy as a result of this that he signed several …

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An analysis based on insurance industry data concluded that without aging or disease, people would live an average of nearly 9,000 years before accident, murder, or disaster got them.

In a world of such slim probabilities, life expectancy for a fortunate few can reach upwards of 30,000 years or longer (in one of the simulations we ran, the 100th death didn’t occur until after 45,641 years). In a world free of all natural causes of death, the only way we’d die is through car …

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