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N.J., N.Y. to Offer Mediation Program for Sandy Claims Disputes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday his administration’s plan to offer a mediation program option to Sandy victims who are in dispute with their insurers.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo also unveiled a similar program that seeks to expedite the …

$6.4M in Insurance Claims Recovered for Louisiana Consumers in 2012

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced that insurance policyholders across the state received an additional $6.4 million in payments during 2012 by requesting assistance from the Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI). The recovered funds result from insurance claims disputes in which …

The Hartford to Pay $81K in Restitution for Auto Claims in Vermont

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation says the Hartford Financial Services Group has agreed to pay more than $81,000 in restitution to Vermont customers whose auto insurance claims were improperly evaluated.

Insurance Lawsuits to Follow Irene

As the water recedes from Hurricane Irene, lawyers are expecting disputes over insurance coverage to pour in. The biggest fights will stem from arguments over property damage and whether it resulted from wind or water, legal experts said. Similar questions …