Summer brings nightmare claims from home renters

Greenwald, Judy; Harrison, Sheena; Kenealy, Bill; Wojcik, Joanne; Zolkos, Rodd
June 2013
Business Insurance;6/3/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p0034
The article reports that vacation and second-home insurance company Schofields Ltd. has released a list of the most unusual insurance claims it has investigated as of June 3, 2013 including an Italian vacation property that was allegedly used as a brothel by renters.


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