Some insurance companies hope to entice homeowners to sign a non-litigation waiver with a lump sum payout of $3,000. Attorneys want these homeowners to save their legal rights. Dan Grech reports from Mississippi.
With Rita already fueling price spikes in crude oil, higher gas prices are looming. The Federal Trade Commission may be further empowered to investigate price gouging — if it wants to. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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