Sandy Fallout Rages On With New Rent-Discount Suits

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 8:58 PM EST) -- The legal fallout from Superstorm Sandy is far from over, experts say, predicting that more disputes over whether a landlord is required to provide rent abatement to tenants for services lost during the storm will head to housing and civil court.

Many individual and class actions have already been filed against landlords in lower Manhattan for their alleged failure to properly prepare for or properly repair damages after the storm. But the wave of suits has not yet crested, experts say, as landlords and tenants who...
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