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DOVER BEACHES NORTH, NJ - OCTOBER 29:  A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Insurers Dogged By Claims Of Slanted Sandy Reports

When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, flood insurance companies dispatched an army of structural engineers to do some detective work.


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Natural Disaster May Lead To Financial Ruin For Homeowners

Take a look at the first page of your homeowner’s policy which, by law, has to state in plain English what is covered and what the payout limits are. Plan for the worst.


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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.


Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Senator Casey Seeks Legislation To Stem Tide Of Rising Flood Insurance Premiums

Senator Bob Casey is pushing for legislation that would roll back some changes that were mandated in flood insurance reform that was enacted by Congress last year.



AAA Says Now Is A Good Time To Update Your Homeowner’s Insurance

With federal forecasters predicting an active or extremely active hurricane season, Triple-A advises homeowners to review their insurance policies before conditions heat up.


Hurricane Irene rips through the area, damaging several properties, killing people and causing mandatory evacuations in some areas.

Local Expert Gives Tips On Preparing For Flooding

Whether Sandy scores a direct hit on our area or not, it is forecasted to bring heavy rain, which can be a headache for homeowners.


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3 On Your Side: Flood Insurance FYI

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us who is covered when a flood strikes, and what you can do to protect your home.