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Most of the insurance companies would probably say “no way” to covering such a stunt, says Tim Gaspar, owner of Los Angeles-based insurance agency Gaspar Insurance Services. “Insurance companies are not in the business of taking risks, though it seems like they are.”
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Ultimately, insurance companies like covering people with “no history of insurance claims that stay under the radar,” says Gaspar. “”Her history could make a challenging situation a bit more challenging.”
Yes, these are our clients (meaning salespeople who don't know diddly).
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>> Most of the insurance companies would probably say “no way” to covering such a stunt, says Tim Gaspar, owner of Los Angeles-based insurance agency Gaspar Insurance Services.

Agreed. And most insurance agencies do not have the expertise or the underwriting connections to handle such an event. This is not personal lines auto.

But no doubt there are insurance brokers, insurance companies, and reinsurance companies that have the appropriate expertise. Someone analyzed the exposures, wrote the insurance, and made a profit. That's what makes our industry great.
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>> Most of the insurance companies would probably say “no way” to covering such a stunt, says Tim Gaspar, owner of Los Angeles-based insurance agency Gaspar Insurance Services.

Agreed. And most insurance agencies do not have the expertise or the underwriting connections to handle such an event. This is not personal lines auto.

But no doubt there are insurance brokers, insurance companies, and reinsurance companies that have the appropriate expertise. Someone analyzed the exposures, wrote the insurance, and made a profit. That's what makes our industry great.


Where's the 'actuarial sighting' guys?
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Where's the 'actuarial sighting' guys?
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CAS Fellow Tricia Floyd will appear as a contestant on 'Jeopardy' this Friday, March 3.
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Zootopia's opening scene with the school play. "I want to be an actuary" when I grow up.

Maybe this was mentioned already.
watched this last weekend! although, his "speech" before that sounded more like accountant than actuary, but I'll take it!
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CAS Fellow Tricia Floyd will appear as a contestant on 'Jeopardy' this Friday, March 3.
And, how'd she do?
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And, how'd she do?
She did pretty well. She was in the lead several times, but the returning champ won again.
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On last week's episode of the NPR show "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me," Peter Sagal asked David Letterman's long-time sidekick Paul Shaffer the following multiple choice question:

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Not all sidekicks are young and eager helpers like Robin. Which of these was a real sidekick to comic book hero Captain Marvel -

A, Mom Marvel, his actual mother, whose signature line was, you're not going out dressed like that, are you?

B, Lieutenant Normal, an insurance actuary who would constantly advise Captain Marvel of the risks of his latest adventure; or

C, Uncle Marvel, an older, chubby guy who pretended to be a superhero but just wore tights and ran around making dad jokes?
(Apparently, they weren't aware our choices on multiple choice questions are numbered I, II, III.)

Spoiler - Paul's Response and the correct answer:
SHAFFER: Yeah, so I'm going to say Lieutenant Normal, but only because it reminds me of the British recording artist Captain Sensible, who I used to love.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Well, I wish it was, but it was actually Uncle Marvel.

SHAFFER: OK. All right.

SAGAL: When asked - he faked it. When asked why he wasn't using his supposed super powers, he would say his, quote, "shazambago" (ph) was acting up.
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