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Deadly Subway Smoke Accident Prompts 1st Lawsuit

January 15, 2015 -- Metro passengers who were “trapped like rats” in a smoke-filed subway train have will file a lawsuit accusing the transit agency of failing to implement proper safety protocols for an evacuation, according to the WUSA9. The...

Hurricane Sandy Insurance and Wind vs. Flood Damage

December 4, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy was an unusual, late-season storm that devastated the East Coast. Because hurricanes on the East Coast are rare, less than 15% of homeowners have flood insurance. Although standard homeowner’s insurance typically covers wind damage,...

Insurers Slow to Adjust Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claims

November 30, 2012 -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued an executive order to tighten regulations on insurance companies. The new rules are intended to expedite the processing and settlement of claims. Insurance...

Property Damage Claim Disputes After Hurricane Sandy

November 29, 2012 -- It’s been one month since Hurricane Sandy destroyed thousands of homes and caused billions of dollars in property damage on the East Coast. Now, many residents in the hardest-hit communities in New York and New Jersey...

Hurricane Sandy Insurance Help

November 28, 2012 -- More property owners are seeing their Hurricane Sandy insurance claim denied. The New Jersey state Department of Banking and Insurance has already received 481 complaints and inquiries, including 17 formal written complaints that have been assigned...

Protect Your Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claim

November 28, 2012 -- You’ve spent hundreds or thousands of dollars to ensure that your insurance company will be there for you when you need them. Unfortunately, some victims of Hurricane Sandy are complaining that their insurance company is not...

Help For Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claims

November 27, 2012 -- Thousands of homeowners and business owners who survived Hurricane Sandy are now dealing with insurance companies regarding payments for property damage, loss of business, and more. When an insurance company unfairly delays, denies, or fails to...

Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claim Denied or Rejected?

November 27, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy was the costliest storm to ever hit the Atlantic seaboard. Total losses from the storm are estimated to hit $50 billion, with$22 billion in insured losses. More than 200,000 insurance claims are expected to...

Hurricane Sandy Insurance Costs Estimated at $22 Billion

November 26, 2012 -- The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is likely to take a heavy toll on insurance companies, with the latest estimate of damages topping $22 billion in insured losses. The estimate was reported by AIR Worldwide, one of...

Federal Flood Insurance Faces Hurricane Sandy Shortfall

November 14, 2012 -- The federal government’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) fell $18 billion into debt after Hurricane Katrina, and is once again running out of money in the wake of Hurricane Sandy insurance claims. About 115,000 claims have...