INSURANCE NEWS ARTICLE - 2018


The top 10 strange Insurance claims

MCE Insurance

People will claim on their insurance for just about anything given the chance. A recent list has been released highlighting some pretty odd claims that have been made, here's the top ten.

  1. A 71-year-old woman from Bath locked a badger in her shed which then managed to make a hole in the wall to escape.
  2. After seeing a dog on the TV screen, a dog in Galashiels decided to jump into the screen after it.
  3. A small child spilt a glass of coke on his grandad's laptop. Drying it with a hairdryer melted the keys, causing £239 worth of damage.
  4. A snail ate £78 worth of carpet in the home of a 73-year-old man from Preston.
  5. Wind blew a 62-year-old's glasses off his face, which were then immediately run over by a car, resulting in £469 worth of damage.
  6. A trapped squirrel in the garage of an 86-year-old woman from Exeter managed to crack a window and escape.
  7. A deer fell into the swimming pool of a 74-year-old man from Guildford, damaging the cover.
  8. A pigeon fell down a chimney and flew into a house, damaging the carpet, ornaments and sofa, leading to more than £8,000 worth of damage.
  9. A seven-month-old puppy in Cardiff stole a one litre bottle of oil from the kitchen, dragged it to the living room and chewed it on the sofa, causing £953 worth of damage.

Quotes taken from The Telegraph.

24.04.2014 - MCE Insurance

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