Monthly Archives: April 2019

Adjua Fisher for Risk and Insurance magazine discusses active shooter insurance – relevant for hotels

Adjua Fisher, on 1 March 2019, wrote the informative article, “Is Active Shooter Insurance Becoming a Risk Management Necessity?” for Risk and Insurance. In the article, Fisher asserts that, out of 500 workplace homicides in 2016 in the US, close to 80 % resulted from shootings. Fisher goes on to say that, “Active shooter insurance, also known as ‘active assailant insurance,’ is a type of gap coverage used to supplement general liability insurance, covering unexpected expenses stemming from a shooting, like funeral costs, death benefits and more.” Such insurance is becoming more common because of the above cited statistics. Muir Analytics collects hotel violence data from all over the world, and it has multitudes of hotel shootings in its database ranging from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. The US, however, has more hotel shootings than any other country, all of which are … Continue reading