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Rising Cost of Dog Bite Claims Shows Need for Umbrella Policies

By June 1, 2012October 2nd, 2018dogbites, Home Insurance

In 2011, $479 million in dog bite claims were paid by all insurance companies, up from $413 million in 2010, according to a recent study from the Insurance Information Institute.   For serious dog bites claims, trial lawyers are likely on the prowl, and many homeowners may find their liability limits are being maximized. Here is more information regarding dog bite frequency and claims.

Dog bite liability is just one of the many reasons why people should have adequate liability coverage and a personal umbrella policy.