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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

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Big Box Stores Offer Quick And Easy Financial Services, But Experts Urge Caution

There was a time when shopping for groceries, clothing, medicine, and taking care of banking meant four different stops, now everything, including a slew of financial services is available under one roof.

12/27/2012

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Cuomo Admin: Insurance Companies Failed To Pay Death Benefits To Thousands

You may have a loved one who died and left you money. The Cuomo administration has discovered that tens of thousands of life insurance policies went unpaid because companies never checked to see if the policy holder passed away.

04/23/2012

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Ask Asa: Rebuilding Your Life And Property After A Natural Disaster

Hurricane Irene was fickle as far as natural disasters are concerned, it devastated some areas while sparing others.

04/16/2012

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Ask Asa: Preparing For The Loss Of Your Garden

Anyone who has a garden understands the expenses that are involved with making it look good; trees, plants, and shrubs cost thousands of dollars. But according to CBS 2’s Asa Aarons, many homeowners are not prepared for the loss of their gardens.

04/11/2012

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Officials Mull Mandatory Injury Insurance For Dog Owners In Middletown

The city of 30,000 residents has logged more than a hundred serious dog bites in the past three years.

03/20/2012

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Dozens Arrested In NY, NJ In Connection With Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme

The fraud amounted to more than $279 million over the course of several years, in what prosecutors called “largest single no-fault automobile insurance fraud ever charged.”

02/29/2012

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Police: Torching Of Brooklyn Cars May Have Been Insurance Scam

Police sources said the firebombing was not likely a hate crime, but an insurance scam, and could have manufactured by someone outside the community.

01/11/2012

Mona Goodman, Long Beach City Council Vice President, cleans up flood waters at her home after Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Tips For Filing An Insurance Claim And Making Repairs After The Storm

Hundreds if not thousands of homes and businesses have been damaged or destroyed from Irene around the Tri-State, either by wind, downed trees or the rising flood waters.

08/29/2011

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Kenneth Minor Gets 20 Years For Motivational Speaker’s Murder

Kenneth Minor was found guilty in March of the murder of motivational speaker Jeffrey Locker.

04/04/2011

The Pine Street headquarters of American International Group Inc. (AIG) in lower Manhattan is shown on March 23, 2009, after the troubled insurer took their name down over the weekend from the front of their Water Street building. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP)

AIG Expects 4Q Charge Of $4.1B For Loss Reserves

The New York insurance company said Wednesday that it also reached a deal with the Treasury Department allowing it to keep $2 billion in proceeds from the sale of its life insurance divisions.

02/09/2011

The logo of the American International Group (AIG) is seen at its offices - New York, NY - Feb 24, 2009 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

AIG Completes Sale Of 2 Life Insurance Units

AIG, which agreed to the sale in September, said it will keep its remaining insurance businesses in Japan.

02/01/2011

Job seeker James Dickson is seen at a career training center operated by the New York Department of Labor in Harlem - New York, NY - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NJ Lawmakers Approve Unemployment Website Upgrade

The state Legislature recently passed a measure mandating that the Labor Department rework the site so jobless residents can access claims information anytime.

01/16/2011

The logo of the American International Group (AIG) is seen at its offices - New York, NY - Feb 24, 2009 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

AIG To Issue Warrants As Part Of Gov’t Exit Plan

AIG will issue 75 million warrants on Jan. 19 to shareholders of record Jan. 13. Shareholders who exercise the warrants stand to gain 36 percent if AIG’s stock price retains its current level of about $61.

01/07/2011

Can money buy happiness?

Insurers To Pay NY $120M For Premium Overcharges

Then-Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said the companies collected too much in surcharges on premiums from policyholders after the state Workers’ Compensation Board in 2000 changed the way it calculates annual fees.

01/01/2011

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