New York regulators take strong action on homeowners insurance claims

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Homeowners insurance claims targeted by state regulators Regulators in New York are pressing hard against the insurance industry in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The storm caused havoc throughout the state, leaving many properties damaged by widespread floods and strong winds. In the months that followed, victims of Hurricane Sandy struggled with their homeowners insurance providers in order to get their claims processed and receive the money they need to recover. Insurers, however, have been sluggish in handling these claims, leading state regulators to take more action for the sake…

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Homeowners insurance payments in New York finally get approval

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Homeowners insurance continues to be a problem after Hurricane Sandy For the past several months, New York residents have been struggling to recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Though the hurricane struck the state in late October 2012, the damage it has caused continues to linger due to the lack of funds needed for the recovery effort. Some victims of the powerful storm have seen their claims denied by their insurance companies, but the vast majority have experienced delays in their homeowners insurance payments; delays that have slowed recovery…

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Lenders ease their grip on claims funds for Hurricane Sandy relief

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Hurricane Sandy claims payouts to be freed due to agreement with Department of Financial Services Eleven of New York’s major lending companies have reached an agreement with the state’s Department of Financial Services. The agreement involved expediting the claims payouts that are due to homeowners that have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. Many of these homeowners are waiting on their claims payouts in order to begin the recovery process, but insurance companies have been issuing payouts at a sluggish pace for some time. The state government is keen to increase…

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Hurricane Sandy sparks aggressive support from New York officials

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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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Senator Schumer takes aim at insurers in wake of Hurricane Sandy

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Senator Schumer troubled over actions of insurance companies Hurricane Sandy has caused a lot of trouble for insurance companies, consumers, and state governments in the Eastern U.S. New York, in particular, has seen a great deal of these troubles manifest in the wake of the powerful storm. With storm surges causing widespread flooding and damages being done to homes and other properties, the state is reeling from the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Senator Charles Schumer believes that the troubles are just beginning for the state, however, especially as insurers look…

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