Policyholders in New York and New Jersey presently have no private right of action against insurance companies for alleged violations of each state’s respective statutory claim handling guidelines – New York’s Unfair Claim...more
New Jersey has now joined New York in instituting a voluntary mediation program for insured victims of Superstorm Sandy with “open and unresolved first-party insurance claims.” The program became operative with the issuance...more
On February 25, 2013, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie separately announced their respective states were setting up voluntary mediation programs to help resolve disputed Superstorm Sandy...more
Superstorm Sandy, which made landfall near Atlantic City, N.J. on October 29, 2012, brought virtually unprecedented destruction to a large swath of the northeastern United States including, in particular, coastal New Jersey,...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on January 15, 2013.
In the aftermath of Hurricane (or post-tropical cyclone) Sandy, insurers and insureds alike will face a number of complicated insurance coverage issues, to...more
A natural disaster can leave you and your business mired in financial uncertainty and insecurity. Assessing conditions, values, and assistance need is critical to both short- and long-term recovery. Below are important steps...more
The major impact that Hurricane Sandy had on the East Coast is a good reminder of the importance of the maintenance of sufficient insurance. All condominium projects in Texas (whether they operate under the current Uniform...more