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17 Oct 2017, 1:09 pm by Steve Gottlieb
We know that has been nonsense, that pleas for help after Sandy were scorned by representatives of other parts of the country, and Trump treats the efforts of Puerto Ricans as less worthy than those elsewhere. [read post]
16 Oct 2017, 5:39 am by Dan Farber
 For instance, as part of the Hurricane Sandy recovery, New York has acquired some high-risk lands, moving people and buildings out of harm’s way. [read post]
16 Oct 2017, 5:30 am by Kevin
Case in point: I recently got a press release from a PR firm announcing that former congressman Michael Grimm was demanding that FEMA extend the final deadline for people to make claims for Hurricane Sandy relief. [read post]
5 Oct 2017, 6:08 am by Dan Farber
These situations are roughly comparable to Hurricane Sandy’s impact in the Northeast. [read post]
4 Oct 2017, 8:00 am by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky
History shows that flood claims from Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy were poorly managed. [read post]
3 Oct 2017, 9:36 am by Evan Schwartz
In light of the recent hurricanes that have decimated parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, it is important to remember that ongoing battles that resulted from older natural disasters continue—in particular, from Superstorm Sandy. [read post]
2 Oct 2017, 7:10 pm by Allan Blutstein
.) -- deciding that: (1) FBI performed reasonable search for records concerning plaintiff's criminal case except with respect to certain documents housed in New Jersey facility damaged by Hurricane Sandy; (2) FBI properly relied on Exemption 6 and 7(C) to withhold records concerning law enforcement personnel and other third parties; and (3) FBI properly invoked Exemption 7(D) to withhold certain source information, but did not adequately explain basis for withholding source… [read post]
2 Oct 2017, 7:17 am by JScarola
The firm’s team of experts includes Gauthier Houghtaling, a law firm in Metairie, La., which to date has collected more than $300 million in hurricane-related recoveries, and has dealt with disasters all across the country, including Katrina, Sandy and other disastrous storms. [read post]
29 Sep 2017, 5:00 am by James F. McDonough, Jr.
Similar programs were launched in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. [read post]
27 Sep 2017, 9:22 am by Law360
As we approach the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and reflect on the devastating impacts of recent hurricanes, it is critical to understand what would have happened if one of those storms had taken a slightly different route, says Ruth Silman, managing partner of Nixon Peabody LLP's Boston office. [read post]
25 Sep 2017, 6:45 am by Amy Starnes
— The Dallas Morning News Note to Hurricane victims: Insurance fights over Sandy rage on — As Sandy’s fifth anniversary approaches Oct. 29, more than 1,000 families in New York and New Jersey are still fighting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency over their flood insurance claims, according to government statistics. [read post]
25 Sep 2017, 5:45 am by Randi Siegel
While you can’t prevent the next earthquake, nor the next destructive storm like Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, Katrina and Super Storm Sandy, you can help clients be prepared so that if disaster does strike, its recovery can be safer, a bit less bumpy, and at least a little quicker. [read post]
22 Sep 2017, 4:00 am by The Public Employment Law Press
In addition to services not included pursuant to the provisions of §511 the Labor Law, the term "employment" does not include services rendered for a governmental entity by a person serving on a temporary basis in case of fire, storm, snow, earthquake, flood or similar emergency.The Village of Freeport, Nassau County, [Village] sustained extensive damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy and was declared a major disaster by federal, state and local governments and… [read post]
21 Sep 2017, 8:23 pm
”Shawcroft, who won an arbitration hearing against the dealership, was one of hundreds of thousands of Americans hoodwinked into buying a flood car after hurricanes Katrina, Sandy, Rita, Andrew, and Hugo. [read post]
17 Sep 2017, 9:10 pm by Jennifer Van Voorhis
As I watched Hurricane Irma coverage on CNN, following the landfall in Naples, I was reminded of a problem many insureds faced following Superstorm Sandy: “Is the water the result of flood or rain? [read post]
17 Sep 2017, 6:00 pm by Yale Hauptman
       With all the news stories about Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the destruction caused to Texas, Florida and Caribbean islands, and their aftermath, one story caught my eye. [read post]
15 Sep 2017, 1:26 pm by Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes
On our Foreign Policy feed, we describe the high points and shortcomings of the White House's response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. [read post]
15 Sep 2017, 9:31 am by Maseeh Moradi
By Caleb Hall* The onslaughts of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are the first recorded instance where two category four hurricanes reached the U.S. [read post]
13 Sep 2017, 3:30 pm
After damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the FDNY determined that the building was past its useful life as a firehouse. [read post]
13 Sep 2017, 10:00 am
Transcript: Mayor de Blasio, Signs Sweeping Legislation to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Usage Mayor Bill de Blasio: Thank you. [read post]