For the most part, insurance claims are no laughing matter. Mostly they’re humdrum affairs… You know, a rear-end here and a broken cellphone there. Sometimes they can be financially draining, stressful, and even emotionally tough to deal with. That’s where we step in and help you deal with the rough stuff.
Of course, we’ve also seen our fair share of weird claims, the kind which truly defies belief. Prepare for a look into the world of bizarre insurance claims, the kind that legends are made o
Scenario: A lawyer insured his expensive cigars against a heap of risks, including… Fire. Unfortunately his cigars went up in smoke within a month and his claim stated that the cigars were lost in a ‘series of small fires.’ The insurer rightly assumed he had smoked them and refused to pay, but a judge ruled in his favour because the insurer had never stated what was considered to be “unacceptable” fire.
Result: The claim was paid out, but the lawyer was arrested and earned jail time and a fine For several counts of arson