Sandy Flood Insurance Suits Must Come Within 1-Year Limit

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 5:13 PM EST) -- Even though the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently provided Superstorm Sandy victims a break by extending a one-year deadline to submit a proof of loss to federal flood insurers, that does not change the one-year time limit for policyholders to sue to challenge a denied claim, FEMA clarified Thursday.

Although the agency in early October granted a six-month extension for Sandy victims to submit their proof of loss to insurers that run the government's flood coverage program, it said Thursday that policyholders would still have just...
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