Thursday, March 13, 2008
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, which insured the film Hide and Seek, has lost a lawsuit against the star of the film, Robert De Niro. The company alleged that Mr. De Niro withheld information that he had been diagnosed with cancer; thus, when the film's production suffered delays after Mr. De Niro was diagnosed with prostate cancer and subsequently underwent treatment, Fireman's Fund was forced to cover the resulting losses and sued the actor for nearly two million dollars. Mr. De Niro's diagnosis came two days after he signed the insurance form. Read more here and here.