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US mass shooting insurance demand surges

May 17, 2021

With pandemic lockdown restrictions slowly easing, demand for active shooter insurance policies has surged – and for tragic reasons, experts suggest.

According to Tarique Nageer, terrorism placement advisory leader at Marsh, client inquiries for mass shooting insurance have risen 50% year-over-year in the past six weeks. Nageer also told Reuters that demand has been particularly strong from the healthcare sector, despite fatal and mass shootings in US hospitals being comparatively rare.

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