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New York City Creates $15 Million Fund For Hurricane Sandy Mold Cleanup

NEW YORK - The mayor of New York City and the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations on Jan. 31 announced a new plan to address water damage and treat mold in homes affected by Hurricane Sandy that includes a $15 million remediation fund.

Federal Judge: Claims Not Properly Joined In Superstorm Sandy Coverage Dispute

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - A New York federal judge on Dec. 3 found that plaintiffs' breach of contract claims are not properly joined in a lawsuit seeking federal flood coverage for damage caused by Superstorm Sandy (Linda Salle, et al. v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 13 CV 6020 (SJF)(GRB), E.D. N.Y.;...

Insurer's Reformation Of 2 Policies Was Mandated By Federal Law, Judge Rules

TRENTON - An insurer's reformation of two of a condominium association insured's four Standard Flood Insurance Policies (SFIPs) was mandated by federal law, a New Jersey federal judge ruled Dec. 4, dismissing with prejudice the insured's breach of contract claim based on those two policies...