Farmers Adds Pets to Auto Policies

July 29, 2008

Cats can have their nine lives and a deductible, too.

An insurance company is allowing Utah customers to add pets to their auto policies.

If their dog or cat is injured in an auto accident, the medical treatment can be covered for Farmers Insurance Group customers who add pets to their insurance package. The coverage is up to $600 per pet for treatment, and owners would also have financial coverage if the pet dies in an accident.

Farmers says customers have been asking for pet coverage, so the company came up with a new policy group, which will be available starting Aug. 1.

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  • August 5, 2008 at 11:47 am
    Einstein says:
    I thought it was funny that Progressive marketed this coverage, it should be embarrassing that Farmer's would copy such unvital coverage.
  • August 4, 2008 at 10:49 am
    Shrinivas Shikhare says:
    Yes. Where is the data for Pet injured in accidents for last say 5 years. Is this type of insurance is demand created by insurance companies or is it real demand in society?
  • August 3, 2008 at 8:18 am
    Einstein says:
    My family has been in the business over 55 years and to my knowledge never has their ever been a pet injured. If the other party is at fault then their liability would pay, so... read more
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