Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 11:24:18 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: Liability Insurance

Post:

Hmmm...sounds pretty good to me...maybe Dale will add it to the agenda?

Chele

Ramon O. Torres-Isea wrote:

>Hello,
>
>I wonder if PIRA should approach an insurance company that might be
>interested in offering a supplementary insurance policy tailored to its
>members...
>
>...maybe the AAPT or AIP Insurance provider would consider "supplemental"
>coverage to protect PIRA members doing this kind of work.
>
>Any thoughts on this?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Ramon Torres-Isea
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>Advanced Physics Laboratories.
>Department of Physics,
>The University of Michigan
>at Ann Arbor, MI.
>
>E-mail: rtorres@umich,edu
>Phone: 734-764-3443
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-tap-l@listproc.appstate.edu
>[mailto:owner-tap-l@listproc.appstate.edu]On Behalf Of Physics Demo Room
>Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 11:35 AM
>To: tap-l@listproc.appstate.edu
>Subject: Re: Liability Insurance
>
>
>I took out a 2 million "umbrella poilicy" with my homeowners insurance.
> They also have a special package/rate for educators. It costs about
>$100 - $150 a year as I recall. After having a near accident at one
>show I thought it might be a good idea. Just to let people know this
>exists and you may want to check up on it if you think it is a good
>idea. I just did it because I got tired of thinking about it and
>really can't recommend one way or another. You just never know with
>people having the lawsuit itch at times.
>
>Stan
>
>
>
>
>On Thursday, June 10, 2004, at 08:52 AM, Richard Berg wrote:
>
>
>
>>Machele,
>>
>>I have done a bunch of demonstration shows and have never had special
>>insurance for them. The last time I checked (two years ago when I
>>switched insurance companies) my home owners insurance covered me for
>>this
>>stuff (typical unless you have a really dangerous job). This may mean
>>that I am either lucky, dumb, or both.
>>
>>Dick
>>
>>
>>On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Machele Cable wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>For those that have demo shows, do you have seperate liability
>>>insurance
>>>for them? If so, where from? Feel free to email me privately if you'd
>>>rather not post the info to the list. Thanks!
>>>
>>>Chele
>>>
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