NY Court Unveils Plan For Tackling 800 Sandy Coverage Suits

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 6:39 PM EST) -- With more than 800 coverage disputes over Superstorm Sandy damage before it, the Eastern District of New York on Friday laid out an early plan for streamlining litigation, including by tapping liaison counsel for insurers and plaintiffs and directing policyholders to withdraw some claims.

Magistrate Judges Cheryl Pollak, Ramon Reyes Jr. and Gary Brown released a case management order that sets out recommendations to efficiently resolve battles against insurers stemming from the October 2012 storm, which left behind more than $50 billion in property damage....
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