BI’s Article search uses Boolean search capabilities. If you are not familiar with these principles, here are some quick tips.
To search specifically for more than one word, put the search term in quotation marks. For example, “workers compensation”. This will limit your search to that combination of words.
To search for a combination of terms, use quotations and the & symbol. For example, “hurricane” & “loss”.
Tina Turner’s legs. Julia Roberts’s smile. Bruce Springsteen’s vocal cords.
And now, one insurer is setting up shop to indemnify other parts of a celebrity’s signature: something they might be embarrassed about.
Dubbing the forthcoming product “disgrace insurance,” a Boston startup called SpottedRisk is aiming to help celebrities and entertainment companies caught in scandals from college admissions fiascos to arrests over gun crimes, making the risk of celebrity downfall as “quantifiable and reimbursable as that of floods and car crashes,” according to an article posted Monday on Vulture.com.
The article notes that studios have now hired risk managers to dig deep into celebrity backgrounds in search of red flags, adding “morals clauses” to contracts. The topic of insurance is common, according to the article.
“Like other new types of insurance … (SpottedRisk’s) disgrace innovation reflects what we fear most in the 21st century. In this case, it’s the persistent, growing dread that a career-ruining fall from grace is always just a click away,” the article states.
If you want cheap auto insurance, buy a Honda minivan, a Jeep Wrangler or a Subaru Outback. But if you want a Mercedes, BMW or Nissan GT-R, expect to pay among the highest car insurance rates in the country, according to Insure.com’s annual rankings of the top 10 most expensive and cheapest vehicles to insure.