Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Word of Caution

Next Monday marks the 240th birthday of our nation and the historic signing of the Declaration of Independence.  We are a society that has grown from a fledgling colony of farmers and shipbuilders, struggling under the heavy-hand of the British monarchy, into one of the richest and arguably the most powerful sovereign country in the […]

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StarCover…Back In the Spotlight

Founded only a few miles from the famed Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, Petersen International is deeply rooted in the entertainment industry.  For more than 35 years, we have been privileged to write high-limit disability insurance and specialty life coverage on the who’s who of Tinseltown. Several decades ago, Petersen International developed the first […]

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Tragedy at Five and a Half Miles Above Sea Level

Since the first half of the twentieth century, about 7,000 people have attempted to climb the tallest peak in the world, and almost 300 of them have perished doing so.  In the high elevations of the Himalayas, death befalls climbers due to a number of different causes including altitude sickness, falls, avalanches and rope accidents.  […]

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