FEMA Hit With Suit Over Delayed Hurricane Sandy Payments

By Rick Archer (March 2, 2017, 5:08 PM EST) -- A Long Island, New York, homeowner told a New York court that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Sandy Review Process failed to correct an insurance underpayment for damage from the 2012 storm.

In a complaint filed in federal court Monday, Edward Breitkopf said Utica Insurance Co. had underpaid his claim by nearly $4,000 and that FEMA acknowledged the underpayment last year  but has failed to make it good.

"FEMA staff acknowledged in a Jan. 27, 2017, email 'there are no pending issues other than the insurance company being past due with its payment,' but could provide no further information whether...

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