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Woman Looking At Phone Trips Over Door On Sidewalk, Falls Into Utility Room

The hazards of distracted driving are well known, but inability to put down one’s mobile phone poses a danger to other forms of transportation, too. Just ask the 67-year-old woman in New Jersey who was walking while looking at her phone, and tumbled into a building’s basement when she didn’t see access doors that were open on the sidewalk. [More]

Will Insurance Pay If Irene Flooded My Basement After My
Sump Pump Failed?

Will Insurance Pay If Irene Flooded My Basement After My Sump Pump Failed?

Ok, so you don’t have flood insurance, but what if your basement flooded after Irene because the sump pump failed when the power went out? That sounds “homeowner’s insurance-y,” right? Will insurance pay for it then?

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