Category Archives: Insurance

Touro Law Center’s Disaster Relief Clinic Releases Insurance Checklist about Impending Deadlines

See this press release for a fuller description.  The checklist and its accompanying cover letter with additional important information are available on the Public Resources tab. Advertisements

Posted in Insurance, Sandy News, Touro Law Center

National Flood Insurance Program in the Spotlight

C-SPAN is airing a video segment (39 minutes) on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that provides an overview of the program, in an era of increasing flood risks and rate increases under the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance, Sandy News

AP Reports on the Law Center’s Work with Sandy Victims

From the AP today: There are so many different layers … and a lot of these people can’t afford to hire a private lawyer,” said Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center. The school, a short drive from … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance, Touro Law Center

Helping Sandy Victims Seminar

Thanks to Jonathan Wilkofsky, Scott Agulnick, Scott Primiano, Alex Cruz, Craig Kugler, and Andy Baker for holding the Helping Sandy Victims with Insurance Claims seminar at Touro Law Center on Friday July 19.  The seminar materials are in Public Resources.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance

Mohawk Valley Flooding and the Future of Flood Insurance

Syracuse’s Post-Standard is reporting today that “[l]ess than one percent of the homes in Oneida, Montgomery and Niagara counties – among those hardest hit by flooding that began June 28 – have flood insurance, according to data from FEMA.”  This means … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance

ABA Discusses Law Firms’ Sandy Insurance Disputes

The ABA Journal recently published an article about how Sandy has impacted NYC law firms.  The brief article discusses their business interruption and related claims disputed by their insurers.  It is a reminder that Sandy has forced even sophisticated parties to grapple … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance