As we put the finishing touches on our costumes, here is a short roundup of interesting and spooky Halloween-related news from around the web.
- Inc. magazine published some good tips for business owners on how to prevent getting burned by liability claims stemming from Halloween-related events at work.
- I.I.I.’s own Michael Barry provided CNBC with advice for consumers on how to review their insurance policies for potential gaps to help avoid any financial shock from holiday mischief and mishaps.
- Franz Kafka’s career in insurance is illuminated in this Contingencies article. The writer, famous for his surreal and arguably scary worldview, worked as an insurance agent at the Workers’ Accident Insurances Institute of the Kingdom of Bohemia in Prague from 1908 to 1917. He is described as a successful and valued employee who cared deeply about his work.
- And speaking of writers, Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “The Bells” was once used in an ad for fire insurance.