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FEMA settles first wave of NY, NJ Sandy insurance litigation

BY LAILA KEARNEY Tue Mar 3, 2015 4:59pm EST Original Story: (Reuters) – Federal disaster relief officials have settled with a first swath of Hurricane Sandy victims who were denied insurance claims or underpaid for property damage caused by the historic 2012 storm, attorneys said on Tuesday. New York and New Jersey residents have launched about 1,500 court cases over Sandy flood claims, accusing private insurance companies partnered with the Federal...

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60 Minutes Reports | The Storm after the Storm

MARCH 1, 2015, 7:05 PM Original Story: Sharyn Alfonsi investigates allegations that thousands of homeowners were denied their flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy because of fraudulent engineers’ reports. Watch the full story: The following is a script from “The Storm after the Storm” which aired on March 1, 2015. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Oriana Zill de Granados and Michael...

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FEMA: Evidence of Fraud in Hurricane Sandy Reports

FEMA official says he has seen evidence of fraud in engineering reports used to deny thousands of Hurricane Sandy claims Feb. 27, 2015 Original Story: Thousands of people who have been denied flood insurance claims for homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy have been crying fraud. Now, the executive in charge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s insurance program tells 60 Minutes he has seen evidence of fraud in reports used to deny them full insurance payouts....

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