Halloween insurance claims always rise, often more than any other day

Halloween insurance claims - Jack-O-Lantern

As much as trick-or-treating may be fun, it can also lead to some of the costliest claims to insurers. Insurers are gearing up for another holiday of Halloween insurance claims, as is the case every year. As fun as this day may be for kids of all ages, homeowners and car owners often face some of their worst outcomes. Data shows that home and auto theft and vandalism claims are consistently high on Halloween. Therefore, insurers always encourage homeowners and car owners to review their policies before Halloween insurance claims…

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Halloween insurance costs are sending haunted houses to the graveyard

Halloween Insurance News - Safety

These attractions are rapidly disappearing due to the associated liability costs for organizers. Haunted houses have long been a tradition at this time of year, but the cost of Halloween insurance has been shutting them down. Many communities across the country have found that the attractions weren’t coming back this year. Over the last couple of decades, haunted houses had been rapidly rising in popularity. It reached the point that people who truly enjoy a good fright would be able to go from one haunted house to the next. They…

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Pet insurance companies remind animal owners to avoid a scary Halloween

Pet Insurance for Halloween

While tonight is a great time for fun frights, it is also important to keep dogs and cats safe. Halloween is a very fun time of year, filled with the best of our scary sides, but at the same time, many pet insurance companies have reported that it is among the most dangerous days for animals such as dogs and cats. There are many different hazards to the health of animals on Halloween, so take care to be pet friendly. According to the National Retail Foundation, there was $330 million…

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Halloween insurance news usually involves property damage

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Every year, agents and local police prepare themselves for the mess left behind by vandals. Today, local police and insurance agents are getting themselves ready for the darker side of Halloween than the ghosts and goblins that wander the streets looking for candies, as insurance news headlines every year will spike with property damage claims. Without fail every year, vandals will batter people’s homes, properties, and cars with eggs, pumpkins, and toilet paper. According to an insurance news release from Mercury, last year, there was a rise of 3 percent…

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Homeowners insurance risk warnings for Halloween celebrations issued

halloween homeowners insurance claims

As property owners add their decorations and prepare for parties this weekend, there are certain cautions from the industry. As Halloween approaches, people have started to decorate their homes in preparation for trick or treaters and for parties that will be held this upcoming weekend (the last one before the holiday), but the industry is warning that there are certain risks involved and that homeowners insurance should be properly checked and understood before proceeding. This way, it can help to avoid possible problems and misunderstandings with insurers. It can also…

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Safety tips for Halloween night

Halloween Insurance News - Safety

Industry officials have made recommendations this year so that planning will help prevent problems. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has released an insurance news statement that reminds homeowners about the importance of using common sense and a few safety tips to ensure that Halloween night will be a safe one. With parties, trick or treating children, and many other unpredictable elements a little care can go a long way. With all of these different factors at plan, there are many chances for a mishap on that evening. The insurance news release…

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Swinton Commercial helps its commercial customers to protect themselves against Halloween mischief

As the end of October approaches, so does Halloween, Mischief Night, and Guy Fawkes, meaning that businesses in the United Kingdom are taking extra efforts to protect themselves against any possible damage to their properties that can occur during this time.  In this light, Swinton Commercial is recommending that businesses check their insurance policies and make certain that they are adequately covered against this type of problem.  Previous years have seen damage to the doors, windows, and paintjobs on stores on Mischief Night, an annual tradition most common in the…

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