I had to do some comparison shopping for house and contents insurance today.
Having found a better price by changing companies and some judicious rearrangement of excess and what's covered, I had to give the new company all the details.
I wanted to insure my laptop separately, so had to turn it upside-down in order to read off the model and serial numbers.
I dropped it.
And broke the plastic cover over the hinge on one side.
Chance the existing insurance policy would pay out for an accident that happened while I was arranging insurance with a different company?
(and okay, it wouldn't be covered for such a tiny amount of damage anyway).
3 days ago