Touro Law School's Disaster Relief Clinic helps elderly couple receive Sandy insurance money to rebuild Oakdale home
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Sandy Insurance Money
Touro’s Disaster Clinic is having public walk-in clinics with law students and an attorney generally once a week (though not next week because of Thanksgiving break) at different locations posted on disasterlaw.wordpress.com. This website also has critical information about very fast-approaching flood insurance deadlines under the “Insurance Checklist” tab.
An elderly couple who lost their home during Superstorm Sandy has finally received the insurance money they need to rebuild their home. Joe Gaeta, a World War II veteran who lost his riverfront home in Oakdale during Sandy, filed an insurance claim and was awarded only $140,000, despite having a policy worth $340,000. Gaeta turned to Touro Law School's Disaster Relief Clinic for help. The clinic,...