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Judge Throws Out Superstorm Sandy Coverage Dispute For Insured’s Failure To Prosecute

Mealey's (October 18, 2016, 3:47 PM EDT) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A New York federal judge on Oct. 14 adopted a magistrate’s report that recommended dismissing a Superstorm Sandy coverage dispute due to the insured’s failure to prosecute (David Valero v. The National Flood Insurance Program, No. 14-3362, E.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143007).

(Memorandum and order available.  Document #51-161110-006Z.)

Superstorm Sandy

On May 29, 2014, David Valero sued the National Flood Insurance Program in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York for breach of contract, alleging that it...
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