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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 …

Maryland County to Host Disaster Assistance Center

A Maryland county is hosting a disaster assistance center in response to damage from last week’s tornado. The Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services opened Thursday, July 27, and will stay open through Thursday, August 3. It will be …

Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Setting Fire to His Rhode Island Business

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for setting fire to his restaurant to collect nearly $1 million in insurance. The U.S. attorney’s office in Rhode Island says 51-year-old Daniel Saad, of Spencer, was sentenced …

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Offers Advice for Winter Storm Damage

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller is offering tips to consumers whose home or automobile may have sustained damage from this week’s winter storm, according to a press release issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance. “Most standard homeowners’ insurance policies …

U.S. Blizzard Grounds Flights, Raises Power as Trump Tweets

A late-winter storm is about to bury the eastern U.S. in snow. Airlines have canceled thousands of flights, wholesale power prices surged and natural gas futures rallied as the storm prepared to spin up the Atlantic Coast, threatening New York …