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Vermont State Agency Offers to Assist Residents After Rare Tornado

State officials in Vermont say they’re ready to assist residents with insurance claims as they cleanup and rebuild following Friday’s tornado, which injured at least two people. The state Department of Financial Regulation said Saturday that residents who experienced property …

New York Regulator Takes Action to Expedite Isaias-Related Insurance Claims

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has taken action to help expedite the payment of insurance claims for New Yorkers affected by Tropical Storm Isaias. As the storm moved through the eastern portion of the state, it …

Delaware Issues Insurance Reminders After Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias produced tornado activity, heavy rain and flooding, hail and strong winds throughout Delaware, causing significant destruction in several Delaware communities, according to a press release issued by the Delaware Insurance Department. Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro visited residents …

Virginia Offers Guidance for Policyholders in Wake of Tropical Storm Isaias

The Virginia State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance is encouraging policyholders that sustained property damage from Tropical Storm Isaias to contact their insurance company or agent as soon as possible to file a claim. The Bureau is reminding Virginians …

Report Says Connecticut Has Highest Number of Metal Theft Claims in U.S.

A new report says Connecticut has had the most metal theft insurance claims in the country. The National Insurance Crime Bureau issued a report recently that found that Connecticut had the most metal theft insurance claims per capita in 2017 …

Relief Arrives for Connecticut Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

After worrying for years about the foundations crumbling beneath their houses, hundreds of suburban homeowners in a large swath of central Connecticut are getting help to salvage property that had been doomed by a bad batch of concrete. The homes …

Maine Eyes Compensation Fund for Property Crime Victims

A Maine proposal to more swiftly compensate victims of property crimes has passed a key test in the Senate. The Senate signed off Tuesday on a proposal to create a compensation fund for victims of the crimes. The sponsor, Democratic …

Medical Errors in Massachusetts Cost Hundreds of Millions

A new survey has found that nearly 62,000 medical errors in Massachusetts in one year cost about $617 million for follow-up care. The Boston Globe reports that the survey released Monday by the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety is …

Rochester Property Owner Indicted for Defrauding Banks, Insurance Companies

Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan is charged in a 114-count federal indictment with defrauding banks and insurance companies out of millions of dollars by inflating property values and insurance claims while managing his expansive real estate portfolio. The …

Pennsylvania Woman Convicted of Six Counts in Insurance Fraud Case

A suburban Philadelphia woman has been convicted of most charges in a multi-million-dollar insurance fraud case following fires at her Bucks County property. Jurors in Bucks County deliberated for more than four hours before convicting 71-year-old Claire Risoldi on six …