You know your kids would love a trampoline – they tell you so constantly – but something tells you that your homeowners insurance company may not. And, you could be right.
More than 1 million people went to the emergency room (ER) due to trampoline-related injuries between 2002 and 2011, according to the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. The total cost of the injuries alone? More than $1 billion.
The figures can make an insurance company wary. It’s not to say it’s impossible to get insurance coverage when you own a trampoline. It’s just that you should know what you’re getting into first before you even get one. Let’s take a closer look at some of the common questions regarding home insurance and trampolines to help you get started.