"Not only to work with someone else but a company would be foolish to allow you on premises to do chair massage without insurance. It only takes one vindictive or misguided employee to file a law suit which can often go over a million. Even if it is…"
"In order to cause those injuries...Gosh.. You would have to be completely out of touch with reality? What are they thinking?...The worst thing that can happen with my clients is nothing.. Where did those people go to school? Those…"
"Great point by Jason and Gary, thanks! Another thing I'd add, as a representative of ABMP, is that it's not just your actions that can lead to a lawsuit. Over half of the claims we deal with are for general liability, which means some harm…"
"Gordon, you would be amazed to see what kinds of injuries are inflicted by massage therapists. Here is a partial list of injuries inflicted by trained MTs during massages, which then resulted in claims submitted to ABMP liability…"
"All Im saying... What would a massage therapist have to do to be sued for $3 million dollars? lol My goodness... So you over do it bit. Cause some busing? If you have to buy it. Then no choice... But its still a scam. Gary, I know you…"
"to work for anyone else in MS, i have to buy my own insurance. $99 a year for just the insurance from one company. ABMP membership provides $3 million in insurance, the website, no-charge webinars, lots of business aids, magazine…"
"All this insurance stuff for massage therapists seems to me to be a big unnecessary scam. Well maybe if you are so dumb as to brutalize your client. What are you going to do to to need insurance?...Turn their neck past their range of…"
"I'm working for The Bodywork Insurance Program and deal with insurance issues/questions everyday. From my practice I can say that usually you don't need separate insurance for using bongers in your practice. "
"Bongers are 2" diameter rubber balls attached to 4" x 1/2" aluminum "springs" with a comfortable wooden handle. It might be possible to deeply bruise someone with bongers, but it would take you about 50,000 hits to one…"