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December 21, 2018

Every week The Friday Five will bring you interesting news and information from around the insurance industry. This week, we’re bringing you news and stories from holidays past and present.

Insuring Santa Claus

Christmas is just a few short days away and Santa is making his final preparations for his big night. But, have you ever considered how much risk he’s exposed to during his global trip? Imagine being the carrier trying to run a risk assessment on his operations! If you’re so inclined to try to land him as a client, PropertyCasualty360’s Denny Jacob has put together a slideshow on five potential coverage areas. Read more in his article, Even Santa needs insurance during the holidays.

Reimagining a holiday classic

First published on InsuranceJournal.com in 2005, ‘Twas Risky Night Before Christmas…and Insurance Holiday Tale, is a modern take on a holiday classic – just for insurers!

Holiday insurance claims you won’t believe…unless you’re an insurer, of course!

What could go wrong at Christmas? After all, you plan, prepare, make lists, check them twice, and thoroughly look at every detail to create the perfect Christmas. This includes the shopping and presents. It includes in-laws, out-laws, friends, and a few relatives we only claim at Christmas. And don’t forget the formal Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with a few hilarious stories of insurance claims only an industry insider could laugh at. Read Christmas Mishaps and Insurance Claim Stories at A Time to Laugh.

Ralphie’s Risk Management

Admit it. You watch at least some of the A Christmas Story marathon every Christmas Eve. Don’t bother denying it. But, have you ever watched it from a risk management point-of-view? One insurance professional did back in 2013 and once you read it, the holiday classic will never be the same: A Christmas (Insurance) Story: Broker identifies risks in classic holiday film.

Don’t forget about those New Year’s Eve party risks

New Year’s Eve brings with it parties, resolutions, and anticipation of all of the good things we wish the New Year to bring. If you’re hosting a party, though, the evening comes with a significant amount of risk you may not even realize you’re exposing yourself to. A few years ago, Foundation Insurance Group put together a list of what to look out for in Having a New Year’s Eve Party: What are the Risks?

From all of us here at Insurance Insights, we wish you a happy and safe holiday season. We’ll see you in 2019!