INSURERS EXPECTING BOOM IN LIFE COVER

Claim paid out on dead dog

AN INSURANCE company paid out thousands to a woman whose Chihuahua was run over by a car.

AN INSURANCE company paid out thousands to a woman whose Chihuahua was run over by a car.

The woman was walking the dog when it ran into the street after being scared by a Labrador Retriever. It was pronounced dead soon after the accident.

Though pet life insurance is a relatively new product in Slovakia, the woman had insured her dog for Sk24,000 with Česká Poisťovňa - Slovensko, the only company that sells it, the SITA newswire wrote.

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