Avoiding Real-Life Liability Nightmares this Halloween

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.

HalloweenAmong the steps you can take to ensure a spooktacular evening:

  • 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.

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