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Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/02/2012

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3 On Your Side: Hurricane Deductibles Won’t Apply

We’ve been calling the storm Hurricane Sandy, but governors up and down the east coast are now saying, not so fast! They say Sandy wasn’t a hurricane, but instead a “post tropical cyclone.” As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, that may not seem like a big deal, but the difference in wording may save homeowners thousands of dollars as they clean up and start making repairs.

11/01/2012

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BLOG: What to Expect When Filing Sandy Insurance Claim

By Jim Donovan: As some homeowners impacted by Hurricane Sandy inspect and review damage to their homes, many expect that insurance will help them make necessary repairs. While traditional home owner policies will normally cover […]

10/30/2012

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BLOG: Fallen Trees, Who Pays ?

By Jim Donovan: All over the region the clean-up is underway.  Homeowners dealing with branches, limbs and downed trees of every shape and size.  If you’ve experienced tree damage related to Hurricane Sandy, here is […]

10/30/2012

Storm Causes Damage In South Jersey

Experts Say Prepare Now For Possible Claims After Hurricane Sandy

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is advising people to prepare now for any possible claims that may result from Hurricane Sandy.

10/27/2012

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Social Intelligence Is Not Regulated

While the use of credit reports is highly regulated, according to Jeffrey Rosenthal, a Philadelphia-area attorney who authors the column Cyberlaw, there is no federal law limiting the potential uses of an online profile.

10/05/2012

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MANNA Study Marks Milestone For Local Program

The Philadelphia meals program, MANNA, reports that its clients are healthier and cost the healthcare system less, than chronically ill people who don’t get regular meals.

09/22/2012

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Independence Blue Cross

Find out more about Independence Blue Cross.

09/21/2012

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Car Vandalism May Not Be Covered

If you elect limited tort car insurance or that “state minimum” coverage which seemed like such a good deal at the time of purchase, vandalism to your car will not be covered.

05/14/2012

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Health Watch: What Happens When An Insurance Company Tells You No?

Blood tests are vital for taking care of patients, and they’re usually covered by insurance. But what happens when the insurance company says no?

10/28/2011

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3 On Your Side: Tree Damage, Who Pays?

All over the region the clean-up is underway. Homeowners dealing with branches, limbs and downed trees of every shape and size. If you’ve experienced tree damage related to Hurricane Irene, 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has information on filing an insurance claim for repairs.

08/29/2011

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3 On Your Side: Standard Insurance Doesn’t Cover Everything

Yesterday we were dealing with an earthquake. This weekend we may have to prepare for a hurricane. When a disaster strikes many of us come to rely on our insurance when we need to put the pieces back together.

08/24/2011

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Hurricane Preparedness Guide

CBS3’s Jim Donovan has compiled a hurricane preparedness list ahead of the expected landfall of hurricane Irene.

08/24/2011

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Delaware Cigna Corp. Threatening Massive Layoffs If Not Exempt From New Federal Health Care Laws

The company argues the international business should be exempted from new rules that require insurance companies to spend at least 80 cents of every premium dollar on health care, rather than marketing or profits.

07/09/2011

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Rates In U.S. Continue To Rise

The rates are rising dramatically in fighting breast cancer, but challenges remain.

05/22/2011

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