Event Insurance

Company fined after wedding marquee floor collapses
September 15, 2011

A company based in Surrey has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after one of its marquee floors collapsed during a wedding, sending as many as 150 wedding guests falling to the floor. Block Scaffolding Limited was […]

Event organisers could face legal action as stage collapses in Ottawa
July 20, 2011

The organisers of a festival in the Canadian city of Ottawa are potentially facing a public liability lawsuit after a stage collapsed and at least four people were injured. A crowd of thousands were watching the band Cheap Trick perform […]

Compensation claim filed against Kent firm after team bonding day accident
July 16, 2011

A man who sustained serious head injuries following an accident at a work’s team bonding day is to sue his employer for compensation. Simon Reynolds, 49, was participating in a cycle race organised by the Canterbury Branch of the Strutt […]

Three children injured at hotel after bouncy castle blows away
June 1, 2011

Three children have been taken to hospital after a bouncy castle situated within the grounds of a North Yorkshire hotel broke loose from its tether and blew into a telegraph pole. The incident, which occurred last month, has emphasised for […]

The importance of event insurance for business meetings, seminars and conferences
May 23, 2011

Event insurance is often associated with entertainment events such as concerts, gigs, parties, fashion shows and festivals. These events are often expensive to organise and involve a large number of attendees, so the risks that either the event is cancelled, […]

Birmingham marquee firm fined for worker injury at Coventry film premiere
February 5, 2011

A firm from Birmingham have been fined more than £15,000 after one of their marquees collapsed in the run-up to a film premiere in Coventry. Two employees were reportedly injured in the incident. The partial collapse of the marquee occurred […]

Stage lighting firm Christie Lites sues StageCo over collapsed tower
January 31, 2011

The stage lighting company Christie Lites has released a statement confirming that it has launched a professional negligence lawsuit against global staging specialist StageCo over the collapse of a lighting tower. Christie is suing StageCo for damages, after a 90 […]

The importance of event insurance for exhibition organisers
January 28, 2011

Event insurance is important for any high-profile or large-scale event, particularly one which involves a large number of participants. Trade shows and exhibitions are the key examples of why event insurance is so crucial. These occasions involve a great deal […]