Date:14 June 2007 I Comments: 1 I Views:3,791

A recent article on has listed 5 acts of sheer stupidity that resulted in death.

From a stuntman that jumped off of Niagara Falls on a jet-ski with a parachute (who forgot to attach the parachute to himself) to a man that chose to try and cut a 7,500 volt cable with pruning shears!

In all 5 of these instances, providing there was no link with a criminal act, a UK life insurance office would have actually paid the claim!

Read the full story at


Category: Insurance


  1. He he, very interesting – although I’d be surprised if the stuntman was covered by normal life insurance- I’d hope he would have disclosed his profession on the application which would make him a very special risks case, and probably mean a very high premium.