Judge Throws Out Yacht Club’s Hurricane Sandy Suit: Insurer Must Be Allowed to Inspect “Damaged” Property

Judge Throws Out Yacht Club’s Hurricane Sandy Suit:  Insurer Must Be Allowed to Inspect “Damaged” Property

A District of New Jersey Federal Judge dismissed a yacht club’s case with prejudice and ordered the yacht club to show cause for why its counsel should not be sanctioned for filing a baseless claim after the yacht club refused to let the insurer inspect its property after making a claim.

Insurer to Pay $327,400 in Fines for Late Investigations of Super Storm Sandy Claims

Insurer to Pay $327,400 in Fines for Late Investigations of Super Storm Sandy Claims

On May 22, 2014 Naragansett Bay Insurance Company (“Naragansett”) signed a Consent Order with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) agreeing to pay a civil penalty of $327,400 and to enact substantial capacity upgrades for its failure to timely perform adjuster inspections on numerous properties damaged by Super Storm Sandy.