STORY FROM: Superstorm Sandy Insurance Litigation
Policyholder Sues WYO Insurer, FEMA, Demanding Payment of Overdue Sandy Claim
March 7, 2017
NEW YORK — A policyholder has sued a Write Your Own flood insurance carrier and the Federal Management Agency, demanding payment of $3,923 to resolve his Superstorm Sandy damage claim, asserting that defendants breached their contractual obligations by failing to pay the overdue sum.
In a complaint filed Feb. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the plaintiff also seeks injunctive relief under the Administrative Procedure Act.
Edward Breitkopf’s Merrick, N.Y., home suffered significant flood damage when Superstorm Sandy struck the east coast in October 2012. The home was insured under a National Flood ...
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