Insurance companies responding slowly to Sandy victims

Some insurance companies say it could take 45

Some insurance companies say it could take 45 to 60 days to get a check sent out. (December 11, 2012 7:15 PM)

Some Long Islanders are out thousands of dollars out of pocket due to insurance companies taking their time to send out checks for Sandy aid. According to the state Insurance Department, insurance companies have six days to inspect after a claim is filed, and if they make an offer, the homeowner has five days to accept it. The Department of Financial Services says that there is no law about the...

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