An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.
Jepson said families and children affected “deserve a thoughtful and deliberate examination” of the tragedy and appropriate public policy responses. But he said the Claims Commissioner’s office isn’t the appropriate venue.
Owners of New York City’s signature yellow cabs sued Wednesday over plans to let livery cars pick up passengers on the street outside the heart of Manhattan, turning to a court on the eve of an expected vote to put the proposal in action.
Thousands of 9/11 responders suing NYC over their exposure to toxic WTC dust have until Monday to decide whether to join a legal settlement that could pay them as much as $815 million.