10 Ridiculous iPhone Insurance Claims

'I buried it in the garden.' Um, really?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 7, 2010 10:46 AM CDT
A model holds the latest iPhone 4 with bluetooth device during a promotional event in Hong Kong Thursday, July 15, 2010.   (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

(Newser) – Most iPhone owners are so addicted, they take the gadgets everywhere—which may explain how so many get dropped into toilets or, you know, blenders. Yes, that’s how one guy claims his broke, but it’s not the most bizarre story insurance firms have ever heard. Online insurance company Protect Your Bubble, with OnePoll, compiled a list of the 10 strangest iPhone claims it’s received:

  • Dropped from a hot air balloon.
  • Lost while skydiving.
  • Broke while being used as a table tennis racket.
  • Accidentally buried in the garden.
  • Ruined by leaked juice from defrosting meat.
For the complete list, click here. Of course, some phones are simply stolen—to read about one unfortunate would-be thief, click here.

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