Federal Magistrate Recommends Superstorm Sandy Coverage Suit Be Dismissed
(July 13, 2016, 12:14 PM EDT) -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A federal magistrate in New York on June 28 said insureds’ repeated failure to comply with court orders warrants dismissal of a coverage dispute over Superstorm Sandy damage, finding that no sanction less than dismissal will alleviate the insurer’s prejudice in keeping the case open (Sally Hassanein, et al. v. The Standard Fire Insurance Co., No. 14-2470, E.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84929).
(Report and recommendation available. Document #51-160714-019Z.)
On April 17, 2014, Sally and Waiel Hussein sued their...