property damage claim, insurance claims, Property Damage, insurance law, greenblatt, Scott Agulnick, suffolk county attorney

I have a property damage claim, what do I do NOW?

  You have just experienced a property damage claim (fire, water, wind, hail, etc) to your home or business. So what do you do now? Do you immediately start cleaning up the mess? Do you start making repairs? Where will you live or relocate while repairs are taking place? There are things that you must … Continued

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PROCURING INSURANCE AND ORDERING FOOD AT A DINER AREN’T THAT DIFFERENT…..

When discussing the concept of insurance broker negligence and failure to procure insurance in New York, the discussion usually starts with talks of visiting a doctor or lawyer. When we go to the doctor, we hop onto the table with the understanding and hope that the doctor will examine us and tell us what we … Continued

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THREE YEAR OLD SCREAMS THE NEED FOR PROPERTY INSURANCE

We’re not just lawyers, we’re parents too. We love our kids they are very cute, but they are little vehicles of destruction. When you add four boys to the mix, the odds of sudden and “accidental” catastrophe is virtually guaranteed increasing the need for protection with property insurance! So when my 3-year old, with his big … Continued

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Wong v. CO

  Following a frozen pipe and significant property damages, the homeowner’s insurance company denied the insured’s claim alleging a failure to maintain heat at the premises. Furthermore, the insurance company further alleged that the premises was not “occupied” at the time of the loss. Utilizing certain ambiguities in the insurance policy, relevant and novel case … Continued

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Zigel v. US Underwriters Insurance

Insurance Company denied a claim arising from burglars entering a commercial property, breaking the walls and stealing copper piping from the walls. The burglars caused significant damage as a result of the breaking of the walls. Insurance company’s denial alleged that the destruction of the walls was the result of theft as such was not … Continued

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