Dog Bites Driving Up Insurance Rates

By: Channel 6 News Email
By: Channel 6 News Email

Dog bites are driving up insurance payouts and your premium could be next.

According to the Insurance Information Institute, dog bites accounted for more than 1/3 of homeowners insurance liability claims last year...costing nearly $479 million.

It's not that the number of dog bites is going up, it's that the cost of dog bite claims has increased 48% since 2003 to more than $29,000.


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