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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...

Many Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claims Expected to be Denied

November 6, 2012 -- Experts estimate that damage from Hurricane Sandy will reach $50 billion, with around $10-20 billion in insured losses. In the coming weeks and months, insurance companies will likely receive 200,000 claims for wind damage and 20,000...

Hurricane Sandy Insurance Lawyer

Thousands of people have suffered severe property damage following Hurricane Sandy, one of the worst natural disasters to ever hit the East Coast. In the wake of this storm, insurance companies are estimated to be liable for $10-20 billion in...

Sexual Abuse

Boy Scout Sex Abuse Files Uncovered

A Los Angeles Times investigation of files obtained from the Boy Scouts of America revealed evidence that officials failed to stop hundreds of alleged child molesters over two decades, and often failed to notify parents and the police.

Sexual Abuse

Lawsuit Filed for Los Angeles Miramonte School Sex Abuse

Fourteen mothers have filed a civil lawsuit against the Los Angeles public school district that employed Mark Berndt, a man accused of sexually abusing dozens of young children.

Sexual Abuse

Oregon Boy Scout Sex Abuse Files to be Public

The Supreme Court of Oregon has decided that thousands of pages of documents detailing sexual abuse and misconduct by Boy Scout leaders from the mid-1960 to the 1980s will be released to the public, with the names of victims redacted.

Sexual Abuse

Christian Brothers Abuse Lawsuit Gets $7 Million Settlement

Thirteen men who filed a Christian Brothers abuse lawsuit have been awarded a $7 million settlement. The men say they were physically and sexually abused at Briscoe Memorial School in Kent, WA.

Sexual Abuse

Christian Brothers Lawsuits Target Edward Courtney, Pedophile

The child sexual abuse lawsuits against the Congregation of Christian Brothers in North America continues, in response to the failure of the organization to protect children from sexual abuse and physical abuse at two schools near Seattle.