New York institutes new homeowners insurance rules in wake of Hurricane Sandy

New York Homeowners Insurance Rules

New homeowners insurance rules take effect in New York Hurricane Sandy may be a distant memory for some, but many people along the East Coast continue to struggle with the damage the powerful storm caused in late October 2012. Nearly four months after the storm struck, homeowners in several states are still waiting for their claims to be processed by their insurance provider. Many of these claims concern flood insurance, while others are in the realm of homeowners insurance. In New York, lawmakers have instituted new rules that are expected…

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Hurricane Sandy sparks aggressive support from New York officials

Homeowners flood Insurance

New York officials mobilize to help victims in wake of Hurricane Sandy Homeowners in New York are still reeling in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which struck the state and its neighbors in late October. The storm proved to overcome expectations of its strengths and caused havoc throughout the state, generating widespread floods and claiming 131 lives in the U.S. Insurers are still evaluating the damage caused by the storm, but estimates concerning Hurricane Sandy’s impact suggest that the storm caused some $50 billion in damages. Staten Island residents find…

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Homeowners insurance rates will likely rise in New York

Hurricane Sandy Homeoweners Insurance New York

Following the destruction that the state has faced, experts feel that premiums will be headed skyward. Experts are now saying that well after the gas lines have been repaired and electricity has been fully restored, New Yorkers will continue to feel the pain felt from the massive superstorm Sandy as it sends their homeowners insurance premiums higher. Predictions have placed payments from private insurers between $10 and $20 billion for the storm. The damages from the winds, alone – not to mention the flooding – has placed this most recent…

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