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Toronto Greektown Shooting – Provider Position Statements

Toronto Greektown Shooting – Provider Position Statements

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Official position statements from Squaremouth’s travel insurance providers on the Toronto Greektown Shooting that occurred on July 22, 2018.

GeoBlue

At approximately 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 22, a gunman opened fire in the popular “Greektown” neighborhood of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, targeting pedestrians and restaurant patrons. Two people have been reported dead, as well as 12 others injured. One of the casualties is the suspect, whose motive and cause of death remain unknown at this time. Investigations are currently ongoing, and the police have asked witnesses or anyone with information to contact authorities immediately. Travelers or residents to the area should remain vigilant of their surroundings and report any further suspicious activity.

GeoBlue has dedicated multilingual resources available 24/7 for members in Toronto who are in need of medical care and assistance. For assistance during a medical emergency, please call our Global Health & Safety team at +1.610.254.8771

Please visit the member area on geobluetravelinsurance.com or download the GeoBlue mobile app to view security profiles and/or sign up for news alerts.

HTH Worldwide

At approximately 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 22, a gunman opened fire in the popular “Greektown” neighborhood of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, targeting pedestrians and restaurant patrons. Two people have been reported dead, as well as 12 others injured. One of the casualties is the suspect, whose motive and cause of death remain unknown at this time. Investigations are currently ongoing, and the police have asked witnesses or anyone with information to contact authorities immediately. Travelers or residents to the area should remain vigilant of their surroundings and report any further suspicious activity.

HTH Worldwide has dedicated multilingual resources available 24/7 for members in Toronto who are in need of medical care and assistance. For assistance during a medical emergency, please call our Global Health & Safety team at +1.610.254.8771

Please visit the member area on hthtravelinsurance.com or download the mPassport mobile app to view security profiles and/or sign up for news alerts.

Tin Leg

On July 22, 2018, a gunman fired shots in Toronto’s popular Greektown neighborhood, killing two people and injuring 12 others.

What you need to know about your policy:
As of July 23, the U.S. government has not declared the shooting an act of terrorism, meaning there is currently no coverage for losses related to the attack for current Tin Leg policyholders.

If the shooting is deemed a terrorist event, there may be coverage for Tin Leg Standard or Luxury customers to cancel or interrupt their trip. In order to be eligible for these benefits, a Standard or Luxury policy must have been purchased prior to April 23. Tin Leg Economy policyholders do not have coverage for terrorist incidents.

Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Coverage for Terrorism:
In order for an event to be covered under the Tin Leg Standard or Luxury policies, it must occur on or after your policy’s effective date and must be deemed an act of terrorism by the U.S. government. It also must occur within 30 days of your departure date and meet the following requirements:

  • The incident must be in connection to an organization that has the intent to overthrow or influence the government
  • The incident must not be an act of war
  • The incident must result in loss of life or major damage to property

In addition to Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage, other benefits, including Trip Delay, Emergency Medical, and Medical Evacuation, may also be available for coverage related to this event.

In the event of an emergency, please contact Tin Leg’s 24-hour Emergency Assistance department as soon as reasonably possible at:

  • Emergency Assistance Inside US: 844-927-9265 (Toll Free)
  • Emergency Assistance Outside US (Collect Call): 001-727-264-5657
  • Emergency Assistance Email: emergency@tinleg.com

In the event of a claim, please contact Tin Leg’s Claims department at 844-240-1233 or claims@tinleg.com.
Start your claim online: https://www.tinleg.com/report-claim/

Please contact Tin Leg with any questions at 844-240-1233, we are delighted to answer any additional questions.