STORY FROM: Superstorm Sandy Insurance Litigation
Judge Terminates Motion for Reconsideration in N.Y. Sandy Case, Citing Plaintiff’s Bankruptcy
January 26, 2016
NEWARK, N.J. — A federal magistrate judge has terminated a Superstorm Sandy plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration of a discovery order in light of the plaintiff’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
In a Jan. 21 order, Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey explained that in order for this action to be prosecuted, approval is required from the bankruptcy court.
Simon Zarour sued American Security Insurance Co. in October 2013, seeking recovery under his homeowners’ policy for damage to his Monmouth Beach, N.J., home, which was allegedly caused by wind and wind-driven ...
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