1. No insurance company will underwrite Jackie Chan’s productions. Therefore, he personally trains his own stuntmen and pays their medical bills out of his own pocket.
2. An insurance policy exists for death by excessive laughter at a movie theatre.
3. The word ‘insurance’ originally meant an ‘engagement to marry’.
4. Surprisingly enough, did you know that the Apollo Astronauts were unable to get life insurance, and weren’t even insured by NASA? They ended up creating something called ‘insurance autographs”. Insurance autographs were signed before their launches in hopes that it would be more valuable after the event of their deaths.
5. Did you know that as far back as 1682, you could buy fire insurance in London? But here’s the kicker: if you had fire insurance you were given a metal plate to attach to your building. If you did not have this metal plate and your building caught fire, it would not have been put out, UNLESS it was spreading to an insured building.
Reference: Information derived from open public sources.