Insurance claims from Halloween vandalism are getting bigger

halloween homeowners insurance claims

Statistics have been revealing that claims from damage on that day are adding up to millions of dollars. Despite the fact that Halloween is usually celebrated through fun and costumes, the rising number of insurance claims being filed every year have shown that it is also a time that a smaller number of people decide to take part in vandalism. This, according to the statistics that were released by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. Statistics have revealed that there are more insurance claims for vandalized property filed following…

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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

halloween insurance news

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 claims rise following Mischief Week in the U.K.

Vandalism Homeowners Insurance Claims

Estimates are saying that over five million houses have already been damaged. The most recent estimates are saying that more than five million houses in the United Kingdom have experienced damage this week, leading to another round of homeowners insurance claims related to “Mischief Week”, which includes Bonfire Night and Halloween. Predictions are suggesting that this will lead to about £1.4 billion in repair costs. This means that each affected property will receive an average of £273. The most common cause behind these damages is thrown eggs. However, 1.5 million…

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Pennsylvania Insurance Department provides some tips on surviving Halloween

Halloween Liability Claims

Pennsylvania Insurance Department aims for a safe holiday Halloween is coming and that means there are some scary hazard lurking around the corner. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has seen several problems arise throughout the state when Halloween kicks into full swing. There are several unpredictable elements that go into the holiday that are near impossible to account for. As such, the agency has taken this opportunity to remind homeowners to prepare for whatever may happen by ensuring their insurance policies are up to snuff. Agency provide tips on how to…

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