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Wisconsin Court: Bulldog Attack Not Covered by Insurance Policy

As I have referenced numerous times over the last 8 years or so, dog bites are generating a significant number of liability claims and based on policy language and potentially other issues (such as underwriting guidelines), some of those liability … Continue reading

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When Dogs Bite, Home Insurers Pay Average $32,000

As you know, I have dedicated a number of articles to the subject of dog bites and the potential that when coverage is limited or not provided under the homeowners policy, E&O claims can occur. As noted in the attached article … Continue reading

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Nebraska High Court Rules Affirms No Claim for Woman Bitten by Dog

One can only wonder how many “dog watchers” understand the insurance implications if they get bit. As noted by the attached article from Associated Press that appeared on claimsjournal.com on Dec 22, the Nebraska Supreme Court encountered this case and … Continue reading

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Average Number of Dog Bite Claims Is On The Rise Nationwide

As noted in the attached press release from the Insurance Information Institute, the number of dog bites is on the rise. This continues to be a very serious issue facing the insurance industry and it is projected that insurance companies are considering taking … Continue reading

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Dog Bite Claims Falls in 2012

As many of you know from my seminars and webinars, the issue of dog bites has caused a fair number of E&O claims. After all, as noted by the attached article from the Insurance Information Institute (www.iii.org) , more than … Continue reading

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Cost to industry of dog bites on the rise

For some time, I have been communicating that the issue of dogs has some serious potential to cause a significant number of E&O claims. The main issue involves the cross breeding that is occurring in that industry and as a … Continue reading

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Dogs – a significant Agents E&O issue

While dogs are man’s best friend, they are definitely not a friend to the insurance industry. With special thanks and appreciation to the Insurance Information Institute www.iii.org, the attached article details that dog bite claims cost the industry over $400 … Continue reading

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