Reading of the apparent meteor strike whose impact shattered windows and blew in doors that injured hundreds in the tough Russia rust-belt city of Chelyabinsk, one of my editors wondered:
What if a meteor hit here? Would our property insurance cover the damage?
“Direct damage due to falling objects would generally be covered in a commercial property insurance policy," Cole Henry, senior vice president of corporate underwriting for Tokio Marine's Philadelphia Insurance Companies, told me through spokesman Bill Procopio.
"Meteors would not be excluded.”