More than 171 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). And it’s anticipated that more than 41 million youngsters will go trick-or-treating.
Halloween is a time for ghosts and frights, but don’t let it become a real-life nightmare. Many homeowners overlook Halloween-related liability risks, ranging from trick-or-treaters falling on your property to potential jack-o’-lantern fires to teenage mischief.
- Exercise care when setting up decorations
- Avoid driving while trick-or-treaters are out
- Create a safe environment for trick-or-treaters visiting your home
- Protect your home and property from potential mischief
For more tips on how you can help keep your home and family safe this Halloween, read How to Avoid a Real-Life Liability Nightmare this Halloween.
Janece White is senior vice president, Chubb Personal Risk Services.