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#1 Jaan Shenberger

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 03:44 PM

thought since nearly everyone in sf seemed to go through complex corporation for insurance, i'd try asking here... anyone found any for single day that is anywhere near the great prices complex used to have? thanks for any suggestions.
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 12:48 AM

Check out ReelDirectory.com and do a search for insurance. There are a few agencies there who could get you a quote :)
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#3 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 02:36 AM

www.buymyinsurancenow.com

You can get it online here. Fill in the blanks and they email the certs to whoever needs 'em.

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#4 Jamie Metzger

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 04:27 AM

Bear in mind that Complex did rent out insurance, but it was slightly illegal how they did it. I know people are still having trouble finding insurance at good rates... if you find something, let us know!
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#5 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 08:29 PM

Complex did rent out insurance, but it was slightly illegal


Yes, that's not kosher. Wouldn't you be a little concerned if there was an actual loss and the insurance was sideways? They would have every right to deny the claim (fraud), and the responsible party would have to pay the full loss out of pocket.

Real insurance is not expensive.

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www.buymyinsurancenow.com, 30k worth of equipment, 4 days, $225. It's not a lot of money.
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#6 Jamie Metzger

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 01:15 AM

yep, that situation happened many a time. It's highly ironic that "producers" in the bay area want to spend the least amount of money on Insurance and ultimately get the highest deductible... Complex was $100 for 1million in General liability, with a $5k deductible... if you tried to file a claim, they would personally blacklist you.

What kind of poop is that?
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#7 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 07:15 PM

if you tried to file a claim, they would personally blacklist you.

What kind of poop is that?


It sure doesn't sound like much of an inurance policy! Though it's not uncommon for "legitimate" insurance companies to cancel or non-renew a policy if there is a claim. Unfortunately one doesn't find this sort of thing out until there's a claim. Definitely poopy.

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#8 Jaan Shenberger

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Posted 24 March 2009 - 03:17 PM

Bear in mind that Complex did rent out insurance, but it was slightly illegal how they did it. I know people are still having trouble finding insurance at good rates... if you find something, let us know!



since complex, i've been using gales creek insurance, who i was referred to by complex. after contacting about a dozen other options, i found they have the best rate, at least for my particular needs (though not as cheap as complex was, obviously). hope this may save someone some time.

and thanks for everyone's suggestions.
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#9 douglas p hodges

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Posted 13 October 2010 - 02:16 PM

since complex, i've been using gales creek insurance, who i was referred to by complex. after contacting about a dozen other options, i found they have the best rate, at least for my particular needs (though not as cheap as complex was, obviously). hope this may save someone some time.

and thanks for everyone's suggestions.


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#10 George Ebersole

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 01:00 PM

I know his is a very late reply, but didn't Gassers used to offer three day production insurance or something?
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