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Hurricane Sandy FEMA Talks: 'Unfair' Insurance Process Harmed More Victims

New Jersey's two U.S. senators say the number of Hurricane Sandy cases currently in federal court doesn't begin to represent all the victims harmed by the government's “unfair” process to recover insurance claims after the storm. Those victims ...
Hurricane Sandy settlement lawsuits delayed in favor of negotiations

- 1 week earlier @ businessinsurance.com: (Reuters) — A federal court in New York has indefinitely suspended a hearing over lawsuits that accuse insurers of doctoring reports on home damages caused by Hurricane Sandy after a government agency said it hoped to settle the litigation out of court.

Menendez and Booker seek N.J. probe of Hurricane Sandy insurance fraud

- 1 week earlier @ nj.com: WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have asked the New Jersey attorney general's office to investigate whether insurers were purposely underestimating Hurricane Sandy damages suffered by homeowners. The two Democratic ...

Bon Jovi sponsors eatery in Sandy-ravaged Jersey shore town

- 3 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant in a Jersey shore community still struggling mightily to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

New merchants association formed to help businesses still recovering from

- 3 days earlier @ silive.com: ... N.Y. -- Merchants along Midland Avenue -- many still recovering from Hurricane Sandy more that two years after the storm devastated the area -- will finally get some relief to revitalize their business district with the formation of a new merchants ...

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FEMA accused of stonewalling over flood-insurance claims

© Lucas Jackson/Reuters People walk through flooded streets in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Staten Island, NY, November 1, 2012.

FEMA: Evidence of fraud in Hurricane Sandy reports

CBS News: Thousands of people who have been denied flood insurance claims for homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy have been crying fraud. Now, the executive in charge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's insurance program tells 60 Minutes he has ...

US Federal Contractor Registration: Louisiana Receives Over $2.4 Million for Repairs in Jefferson Parish and ...

The state of Louisiana will receive an additional $2.4 million in government awards to fund remaining relief efforts of Hurricane Isaac. US Federal Contractor Registration is assisting businesses with their SAM Registration and FEMA Registration in order for businesses to assist the state of Louisiana with repairs. (PRWeb February 27, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...

Saving Sandy Neck

An employee of the Dig It Construction company puts down another bucketful of sacrificial sand along the edge of the lower parking lot at Sandy Neck Beach this week. The sand is a temporary solution to erosion problems caused by severe winter storms.

Hurricane History Told in Layers of Pond Muck

5:35 pm, February 26, 2015 Tom Dunlop Hurricanes may begin to strike the southern New England coastline more often and more ferociously than at any time since colonial settlement, according to a new study that offers evidence of ancient hurricane landfalls in the Northeast. var switchTo5x=false; stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053-9694-0dc034050ea1'});

Proposal to Hurricane Sandy victims from FEMA, insurers draws condemnation

A panel of federal magistrate judges overseeing Hurricane Sandy insurance disputes slammed a confidentiality agreement from insurance carriers that would have required homeowners to stop cooperating with state and federal probes into fraud allegations ...

Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels

A few years ago, in 2009 and 2010, a string of unexplained floods and unusually high tides struck the East Coast. There was no easy explanation. No hurricane. No winter storm. But the waters kept spilling across the shoreline — from North Carolina's Cape Hatteras to Canada.

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