Category: Damage Claims

30,000 NY & NJ Residents Still Displaced a Year after Hurricane Sandy

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A lack of insurance payouts from homeowners’ insurance companies and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has resulted in 30,000 New York and New Jersey residents being displaced – even a full year after Hurricane Sandy hit the… Read More »

Frustrated With Insurance Companies, St. John’s Coach Rebuilds His Own House

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Homeowners and business owners still waiting on insurance proceeds are likely frustrated to the point of giving up.  Who can blame them?  It simply shouldn’t take a year to settle matters.  However, many New Yorkers and New Jerseyans… Read More »

Staten Island Woman First To Receive Funds From Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program

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A Staten Island woman who not only lost her home during Superstorm Sandy, but also her husband and daughter, was the first person to be compensated under New York’s Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program.  However, she’s unlikely to use… Read More »

FEMA Filing Deadline Extended 6 Months For Hurricane Sandy Victims

The deadline for filing a FEMA flood insurance claim is generally one year.  But Hurricane Sandy victims have an additional six months with the announced extension of the filing deadline until April 28, 2014. Many home and business… Read More »

NY Governor Says State Will Fully Compensate Hurricane Sandy Victims For FEMA Glitch

Homeowners whose properties were damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Sandy likely filed claims with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to rebuild or repair.  However, a glitch in FEMA’s rules resulted in some homeowners being unable to collect. … Read More »

Seaside Heights & Seaside Park NJ Hit Hard By Hurricane Sandy Suffer Devastating Fire

The New Jersey shore towns of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, made famous by the reality show “Jersey Shore,” were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.  Resilient business and homeowners have spent the past 11 months repairing and rebuilding… Read More »

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