Homeowners Insurance

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Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

Consider these pros and cons to determine if travel insurance is worth purchasing for your next trip.

09/16/2014

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

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Watch Out, Or Your Super Bowl Party Could Get You Sued

The countdown to the Super Bowl is on, and that means come that Sunday in February a lot of people will be throwing parties – with chips, beer, and maybe lawsuits on the menu, too.

01/22/2013

Sheila and Dominic Traina are locked in a fight with their insurance company, Allstate. (credit: CBS 2)

S.I. Couple Locked In Post-Sandy Coverage Fight With Allstate Insurance

Sheila and Dominic Traina said Allstate sent only a $10,000 check for their home, which was left in ruins by Superstorm Sandy.

01/03/2013

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

Sen. Schumer Warns Insurance Companies Against ‘Playing Games’ With Sandy Victims

Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.

11/11/2012

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N.J. Woman Files Lawsuit After Being Hit By Errant Throw From 11-Year-Old At Little-League Game

Elizabeth Lloyd is seeking more than $150,000 in damages to cover medical costs stemming from the incident at a Manchester Little League game two years ago. She’s also seeking an undefined amount for pain and suffering.

06/23/2012

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Flood Insurance May Not Help You In Every Instance

Expert Jeff Cashman said additional coverage could be a good option in high-risk areas, where the cost could be significantly higher.

02/19/2011